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scan US English

Look at all parts of (something) carefully in order to detect some feature

scan US Thesaurus

Adam scanned the horizon

CT scan US English

Another term for CAT scan.

CAT scan US English

An X-ray image made using computerized axial tomography

slow-scan US English

Scanning at a much slower rate than usual, so that the resulting signal has a much smaller bandwidth

pan and scan US English

A technique for narrowing the aspect ratio of a widescreen movie to fit the squarer shape of a television screen by continuously selecting the portion of the original picture with the most significance, rather than just the middle portion

whole body scan US English

A CT scan of the torso, especially one obtained for health screening purposes

pan and scan in pan2 US English

A technique for narrowing the aspect ratio of a widescreen movie to fit the squarer shape of a television screen by continuously selecting the portion of the original picture with the most significance, rather than just the middle portion