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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person who glances at something in a hurried manner; a machine that duplicates a page of a book or another publication into a computer.

Usage examples (35)
  • He finally had a scanner to go with his computer.
  • In the banner pic it looks like a scanner is about to make his head explode.
  • If the scanner is a flat bottomed scanner, you will probably never get the quality of photo that you want.
  • Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » The automatic book scanner is here for more
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