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Synonyms for scan

glance over

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look

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to view broadly or from a height

to look through reading matter casually

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the act of scanning

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an image produced by scanning

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examine minutely or intensely

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examine hastily

make a wide, sweeping search of

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conform to a metrical pattern

move a light beam over

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read metrically

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obtain data from magnetic tapes

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BRAIN scans could be useful as lie detectors to show if a witness lies when identifying a suspect in a crime investigation, researchers believe.
"They can't figure it out yet, but you start at the top and work down, so I was sent for the brain scan.
He said: "The first thing that hit me was the shock of being told there was something wrong with my brain scan.
"But my brain scan results got caught up in the mail and never made it to the Board's offices in time.
'Doctors have assured Wayne that there are no neurological problems as a result of the 12round bout and we categorically refute earlier media reports that a brain scan was required.'
Mr Cherbi, who has no medical qualifications, said he had to help the nurses with his mother's brain scan because there was no-one else around.
Sweeney, who is hoping to have his licence to box restored in the near future, admits: "I'm not too bothered about local titles: "To be honest I was looking past that level when I failed a compulsary brain scan.
Three weeks later, I was told the consultant had reviewed my wife's brain scan and decided it was not Alzheimer's but a cerebro-vascular disease (CVD).
Yesterday it was disclosed that scientists are looking at MRI brain scans as a possible solution.
Fears raced through his mind as he prepared for the brain scan. He said: "The following morning I was taken for a brain scan and that was a very scary time.
"I went to see a specialist yesterday and had a brain scan, the result of which was normal," Ljungberg said yesterday.
McCullough temporarily lost his licence three years ago following a brain scan and his corner was criticised for not pulling him out of the weekend's fight when he was receiving almost constant punishment.
CARL Stonehewer will have a brain scan today that will decide his Grand Prix future.
Botvinick worked on using brain-activity patterns to reconstruct images that volunteers viewed during a brain scan. But the research soon inspired them to try expressing certain elements in words rather than pictures.
Dr Derek Hill, senior lecturer at King's College, London, said: "It could help radiologists identify subtle abnormalities that may not be clear from a brain scan.