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Definition of "scanning" []

  • Present participle of scan. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "scanning" in a sentence
  • "To analyze that data, officials are doing what one described as scanning the treetops for the most immediate intelligence'' that points to possible imminent threats."
  • "With stories almost every week about a new bot network or browser exploit threatening Western civilisation, the need for not just straightforward virus-checking, but regular spyware and malware scanning, is as great as ever."
  • "In a recent post I mentioned that the written description of Hamlet as fat was a mistake in scanning and that it should have been hot, as was spoken in the performance that I saw."