Origin of scanner
Related Words for scannerOCR
Examples from the Web for scanner
Contemporary Examples of scanner
But can a scanner the size of a TV remote really tell when that chicken goes bad?Can This Device Save You From Food Poisoning?
May 30, 2014
“If we can pop smoke we can get the wounded out of the way,” one reported on the scanner.How Christopher Dorner Went Down
February 14, 2013
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
November 7, 2012
He stepped over to the privacy booth and then to the scanner machines.Anthony Weiner’s Election Day
September 13, 2011
Step Two: Search for "QR" or "Scanner" and download the highest-rated, or cheapest, app.How to Use a QR Reader
The Daily Beast
June 1, 2011
Historical Examples of scanner
I'll get this scanner set up again, and we'll be ready to load out.The Players
Everett B. Cole
I had my scanner on, so they could see me, but my own screen stayed dark.The Misplaced Battleship
Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
But with this scanner on, I think of where I want to look and I can see it.
James stopped talking, pulled out his scanner, stuck his face into it.
James pushed the button, glanced into his scanner, and froze; eyes staring.
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.