electrical scanning


noun

Electronics. a technique for varying the sector covered by a transmitting or receiving antenna by electrical means without moving the antenna.
Also called electronic scanning. Television. the technique used in scanning a surface to reproduce or transmit a picture.

Nearby words

  1. electrical degree,
  2. electrical engineer,
  3. electrical engineering,
  4. electrical failure,
  5. electrical field,
  6. electrical storm,
  7. electrical transcription,
  8. electrician,
  9. electricity,
  10. electrides

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