scan [{{t}}skæn] (pt & pp scanned, cont scanning)
1 transitive verb
(a) (look carefully at) scruter, fouiller du regard; (read carefully) lire attentivement;
we scanned the horizon nous avons scruté l'horizon;
the troops scanned the sky for enemy planes les soldats scrutaient ou observaient le ciel à la recherche d'avions ennemis;
I scanned her face for some reaction j'ai scruté son visage pour y déceler quelque réaction
(b) (consult quickly → report, notes) lire en diagonale, parcourir rapidement; (→ magazine) feuilleter; (→ screen, image) balayer; (→ tape, memory) lire;
he scans the local papers for bargains il parcourt le journal local à la recherche de bonnes affaires
(c) {{}}Physics{{}} (spectrum) balayer, parcourir; (of radar, searchlight) balayer
(d) {{}}Medicine{{}} examiner au scanner ou {{}}officially recommended term{{}} au scanographe, faire une scanographie de; (using ultrasound) faire une échographie à
(e) {{}}Electronics{{}} & {{}}Television{{}} balayer
(f) {{}}Literature{{}} scander
(g) {{}}Computing{{}} passer au scanner ou au scanneur
2 intransitive verb
{{}}Literature{{}} se scander;
this line doesn't scan ce vers est faux
3 noun
(a) (look) regard m appuyé;
after a quick scan around the room they left ils examinèrent rapidement la pièce et s'en allèrent
(b) {{}}Medicine{{}} (examination → by tomography) examen m au scanner ou {{}}officially recommended term{{}} au scanographe; (→ by ultrasound) échographie f;
to have a scan se faire faire un examen au scanner ou {{}}officially recommended term{{}} au scanographe; (ultrasound) se faire faire une échographie
(c) {{}}Literature{{}} scansion f
(d) {{}}Electronics{{}} & {{}}Television{{}} balayage m
(e) {{}}Computing{{}} lecture f au scanner ou au scanneur
scan in separable transitive verb
{{}}Computing{{}} (graphics) insérer par scanner ou scanneur, capturer au scanner ou au scanneur

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