What is the meaning of the word scan?

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  1. look parts (something) carefully order detect some feature
  2. look quickly very thoroughly through (a document other text) order identify relevant information
  3. cause (a surface, object, part body) traversed detector electromagnetic beam
  4. cause (a beam ) traverse across surface object
  5. resolve (a picture) into elements light shade prearranged pattern purposes television transmission
  6. convert (a document picture) into digital form storage processing computer
  7. analyze meter (a line verse) reading with emphasis rhythm examining pattern feet syllables
  8. (of verse) conform metrical principles
  9. an act of scanning someone or something
  10. medical examination using scanner
  11. image obtained scanning with scanner
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