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scanning device (ˈskænɪŋ dɪˈvaɪs) 

Definitions

noun

  1. any of various devices used in medical diagnosis to obtain an image of an internal organ or part   ⇒ a brain scanning device
  2. an electronic device which scans artwork and illustrations and converts the images to digital form for manipulation, and incorporation into printed publications   ⇒ an image scanning device
  3. a machine which is used to examine, identify, or record things   ⇒ a scanning device that sees under people's clothes to spot metal, ceramic knives or hidden drugs

Example Sentences Including 'scanning device'

A new hand-held scanning device will soon be available that allows you to input your food content preferences.
Independent (1998)
In the future, the new scanning device , Magnetic Resonance Imaging, may help in the detection of adenomyosis.
Hufnagel, Dr Vicki & Golant, Susan K No More Hysterectomies
It is activated when a scanning device is run across the skin above it and a transmitter on the chip sends out the data.
Glasgow Herald (2002)

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