scan

scan
skæn
1. past tense, past participle - scanned; verb
1) (to examine carefully: He scanned the horizon for any sign of a ship.) examinar, escudriñar, otear
2) (to look at quickly but not in detail: She scanned the newspaper for news of the murder.) dar un vistazo, recorrer con la vista
3) (to pass radar beams etc over: The area was scanned for signs of enemy aircraft.) explorar
4) (to pass an electronic or laser beam over a text or picture in order to store it in the memory of a computer.) escanear
5) (to examine and get an image of what is inside a person's body or an object by using ultra-sound and x-ray: They scanned his luggage at the airport to see if he was carrying drugs.) escanear, pasar por el escáner
6) (to fit into a particular rhythm or metre: The second line of that verse doesn't scan properly.) escandir

2. noun
She had an ultrasound scan to see whether the baby was a boy or a girl; a brain scan; a quick scan through the report.) exploración ultrasónica; ecografía
scan1 n ecografía
she had a scan se hizo una ecografía
scan2 vb escudriñar
we scanned the sky for enemy planes escudriñamos el cielo en busca de aviones enemigos
El pasado y participio pasado de scan se escribe scanned; el gerundio se escribe scanning
scan
tr[skæn]
transitive verb (pt & pp scanned, ger scanning)
1 (examine - gen) escrutar, escudriñar; (- horizon) otear; (- with searchlight) barrer
2 (glance at) echar un vistazo a, recorrer con la vista
3 SMALLTECHNICAL/SMALL (with radar) explorar
4 SMALLMEDICINE/SMALL escanear, pasar por el escáner
5 (poetry) escandir, medir
intransitive verb
1 (poetry) seguir las reglas de la métrica
noun
1 SMALLTECHNICAL/SMALL (with radar) exploración nombre femenino
2 SMALLMEDICINE/SMALL (gen) exploración nombre femenino ultrasónica; (in gynaecology etc) ecografía
scan ['skæn] vt, scanned ; scanning
1) : escandir (versos)
2) scrutinize: escudriñar, escrutar
to scan the horizon: escudriñar el horizonte
3) peruse: echarle un vistazo a (un periódico, etc.)
4) explore: explorar (con radar), hacer un escáner de (en ecografía)
5) : escanear (una imagen)
scan n
1) : ecografía f, examen m ultrasónico (en medicina)
2) : imagen f escaneada (en una computadora)
scan
v.
escandir v.
escanear (Informática) v.
escudriñar v.
medir v.
recorrer v.

I
1. skæn
-nn- transitive verb
1) \<\<person\>\>
a) \<\<horizon\>\> escudriñar, otear, escrutar (liter)
b) \<\<noticeboard/newspaper\>\> recorrer con la vista; \<\<report/paper\>\> echarle un vistazo a
2)
a) (Med) \<\<body/brain\>\> hacer* un escáner or scanner de; (with ultrasound scanner) hacer* una ecografía de
b) \<\<radar/sonar\>\> explorar
3) (Lit) medir*, escandir

2.
vi (Lit)

how does this line scan? — ¿cómo se mide este verso?

his poetry doesn't scan — su poesía no se atiene a las reglas de la métrica


II
noun
a) (Med) escáner m, scanner m, escanograma m; (ultrasound) ecografía f
b) (Astron, Comput, Mil) exploración f
[skæn]
1. VT
1) (=inspect closely) escudriñar; [+ horizon etc] otear; (Comput) examinar, explorar
2) (=glance at) echar un vistazo a
3) (Tech) explorar, registrar
4) (Poetry) [+ verse] medir, escandir
2.
VI [poetry] estar bien medido

it does not scan — no está bien medido

3.
N (Med) exploración f con un escáner

to go for a scan, have a scan — hacerse un escáner

* * *

I
1. [skæn]
-nn- transitive verb
1) \<\<person\>\>
a) \<\<horizon\>\> escudriñar, otear, escrutar (liter)
b) \<\<noticeboard/newspaper\>\> recorrer con la vista; \<\<report/paper\>\> echarle un vistazo a
2)
a) (Med) \<\<body/brain\>\> hacer* un escáner or scanner de; (with ultrasound scanner) hacer* una ecografía de
b) \<\<radar/sonar\>\> explorar
3) (Lit) medir*, escandir

2.
vi (Lit)

how does this line scan? — ¿cómo se mide este verso?

his poetry doesn't scan — su poesía no se atiene a las reglas de la métrica


II
noun
a) (Med) escáner m, scanner m, escanograma m; (ultrasound) ecografía f
b) (Astron, Comput, Mil) exploración f

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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