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According to WordNet, the verb "scan" has 7 sense(s).

202152504 examine minutely or intensely; "the surgeon scanned the X-ray".

202661142 conform to a metrical pattern.

201051828 read metrically; "scan verses".

202152278 examine hastily; "She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi".

200627520 obtain data from magnetic tapes; "This dictionary can be read by the computer".

201318659 make a wide, sweeping search of; "The beams scanned the night sky".

201855447 move a light beam over; in electronics, to reproduce an image.

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