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scan in

To create a digital copy or entry of something in a computer with an optical scanner. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "scan" and "in." First, I draw the pictures by hand. Then I scan them in on the computer so they can be turned into frames in our animation software. The bank only sends us bank statements on paper, so I have to scan them all in individually for our year-end audit.

scan in

v.
To encode something digitally with an optical scanner: I scanned in all my old photos and saved them on my hard drive. They scanned the text in and then edited it on the computer.
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SV600 is able to scan without touching the surface, so there are no worries when scanning important documents such as precious books, photos, original copies of contracts, or documents that may be damaged by touching such as crayon or oil paintings.
CT scans are high-powered X-rays that provide clearer images but expose patients to between ten and 100 times more radiation than a normal head or chest X-ray, for example.
For a comparison of measurement results, the coordinates of the same points have been determined using photographic images scanned by professional photogrammetric scanner Vexell Ultra Scan under a resolution of 14 mm (Ruzgiene 2007).
Dr Pearce said: "What we've been looking at is whether there is a potential cancer risk in children and young adults who have CT scans.
And curtailing scans puts money ahead of patients' well-being.
The PET scans were examined by 12 raters, 10 neurologists, and two psychiatrists, none of whom were informed of any details of the patients' cases.
Being able to scan books with an iPhone may be further off, but Ishikawa says that a commercial version of the large-scale computer based scanning system could be available in two to three years.
* Has the vendor electrically tested the ICs boundary scan description language (BSDL) file for accuracy and compliance?
However, today's innovations in boundary scan are coming not from new standards but from new applications and combinations of existing technologies, as seen on the floor of Apex.
Layouts that took days to complete now take only hours to scan with the equipment and software from Exact Metrology.
A new all-in-one printer series features legal-size flatbed scanning and a color scan option that makes scanning and copying of books easier.
For now, Unger says, asking a doctor for a CT scan as a test for lung cancer is like "opening a Pandora's box."
During a CT scan, the device rotates around the mummy, scanning successive slices of the body at different angles.