What is scanner?

  • (noun): A radar dish that rotates or oscillates in order to scan a broad area.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on scanner, scanners:

Scanners: The Showdown
... Scanners The Showdown (also known as Scanner Cop II) is the 1995 sequel to Scanner Cop ... It is the last film in both the Scanners series and the Scanner Cop series ...
Microtek - History
... Microtek first entered the industry in 1983, when scanners were little more than expensive tools for hobbyists ... the MS-300A, the world’s first desktop halftone scanner ... To date, Microtek holds the record for a number of world-firsts in the scanner industry ...
Sim Scanner
... Sim Scanner is a unique feature of the Olympus FluoView FV1000 confocal laser scanning microscope ... The system incorporates two laser scanners, one for confocal imaging and the other for simultaneous stimulation ... after laser stimulation can be accurately and reliably captured, making the Sim Scanner concept ideal for such applications as Fluorescence recovery after photobleaching (FRAP ...
... in 1991 using a GE single-slice helical scanner, next in July 2008 with a 64-slice Philips Brilliance 64 scanner, and most recently in late September 2008 using a Philips iCT 256-slice CT scanner ...

More definitions of "scanner":

  • (noun): A radio receiver that that moves automatically across some selected range of frequencies looking for for some signal or condition.
    Synonyms: electronic scanner
  • (noun): Someone who scans verse to determine the number and prosodic value of the syllables.
  • (noun): An electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer.
    Synonyms: digital scanner, image scanner