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Pronunciation: /skan/

Translation of scan in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد (-nn-)

  • 1 (to read quickly) أَلْقى نَظْرةً سَريعةً (+ على) [a page] [newspaper]
  • 3 (electronically) مَسَحَ (stem vowel = a) (I) [space] [the airwaves] to scan a barcode مَسَحَ \ قَرَأَ بارْكود
  • 4 [medicine/الطب] قامَ بِمَسْحٍ ضَوْئيٍّ ل [an organ] [a patient]
  • 5 [computing/الحوسبة] قامَ بِمَسْحٍ ضَوْئيٍّ ل [a document] [an image]


  • 1 (examination) مَسْح ضَوْئيّ to have a brain scan أُجْرِيَ لَهُ مَسْحٌ ضَوْئيٌّ على المُخِّ
  • 2 (image) صورة بالأَشِعّةِ

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