Definition of Scanner:
A device for examining, reading, or monitoring something.
Computer peripheral or a stand-alone device that converts a document, film, graphic, or photograph to a digital image, manipulable through an appropriate software. When used with an optical character recognition (OCR) software, a scanner can convert printed, typewritten (and, with some devices, handwritten) text into a digital file that can be read by a word processor.
Alternative term for barcode reader.
Synonyms of Scanner
Detector, Scanner, Recorder
How to use Scanner in a sentence?
- The cashier used a scanner on all of my grocery items so that they could input the price of the items a lot easier than entering them manually.
- Kelly used the new scanner in her home office to share old family photographs with the readers of her blog.
- Using a scanner can be a quick and efficient way to make a copy of a drivers license or pass port if you need that done.
Meaning of Scanner & Scanner Definition