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1 A device that can capture an image and convert it into a unique set of electrical signals. The image scanned may be a pattern that is directly related to a code, such as bar codes on retailed products, or it may be a picture, page, or portion of text. See also drum scanner, flatbed scanner, bar code scanner, document scanner.

2Another name for lexical analyzer.

Subjects: Computing — Bibliography.

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