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slow-scan

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Definition of slow-scan in English:

adjective

Telecommunications
Scanning at a much slower rate than usual, so that the resulting signal has a much smaller bandwidth: a slow-scan transmission
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  • When assembled with the appropriate detector, optics, and slow-scan mechanism, the polygonal scanner forms a useful data acquisition device in applications like web inspection or fluorescence microscopy.
  • Along the slow-scan axis the average particle movement was 9 14 nm downward in up-then-down scans and 7 11 upward in down-then-up scans.
  • These included chat software, Webcams, slow-scan television, and the early videoconferencing attempts.

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