Definitions For Scan


  • The act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region
  • An image produced by scanning


  • Obtain data from magnetic tapes or other digital sources
  • Read metrically
  • Make a wide, sweeping search of
  • Move a light beam over; in electronics, to reproduce an image
  • Examine hastily
  • Examine minutely or intensely
  • Conform to a metrical pattern
  • To look at (something) carefully usually in order to find someone or something
  • To look over or read (something) quickly
  • To look at the inside of (something) by using a special machine

Is Scan a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Scan is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Scan in a Sentence

  • He scanned the field with binoculars.
  • He scanned the audience looking for his parents.
  • She scanned his face for any clue to what he was thinking.
  • The patient underwent a brain scan.
  • The doctor examined the bone scans.

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