Examples from the Web for scanner
But can a scanner the size of a TV remote really tell when that chicken goes bad?
“If we can pop smoke we can get the wounded out of the way,” one reported on the scanner.
Mike checked in at the 10th electoral district, got his ballot, made marks next to his choices and fed it into the scanner.Sandy’s Rockaway Victims Pause to Vote, Press On With Recovery Efforts|Michael Daly|November 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He stepped over to the privacy booth and then to the scanner machines.
Step Two: Search for "QR" or "Scanner" and download the highest-rated, or cheapest, app.
That's why the ship on your scanner isn't Simms' at all, but another ship!
Suddenly he rushed to the scanner, stared hard, and then let out a roar of triumph.
Tom's hand shot out for the intercom to relay orders to the power deck and glanced quickly at the scanner.The Revolt on Venus|Carey Rockwell
The scanner progressed, crossing the field and continuing to another forest, operating on the route impressed on it.The Weakling|Everett B. Cole
Half an hour later, the scanner gave him another interruption pattern.Little Fuzzy|Henry Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for scanner
Word Origin and History for scanner
1550s, "person who examines critically," agent noun from scan (v.). From 1927 as a type of mechanical device, in mid-20c. use especially of radar and medical devices; later of computer accessories.