flatbed scanner

   An image-capture device — scanner — resembling a photocopy machine. The object to be scanned is placed face-down on a glass plate. The CCD array passes beneath the glass.

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  • flatbed scanner — noun (computing) An apparatus which has a flat sheet of glass onto which documents are placed for scanning by a light beam • • • Main Entry: ↑flat * * * flatbed scanner UK US noun [countable] [singular flatbed scanner …   Useful english dictionary

  • flatbed scanner — UK US noun [C] ► IT a type of scanner (= piece of equipment that makes a copy of a document, picture, etc. so that it can be stored and used on a computer) on which the item to be copied can be laid flat: »You will want to use a flatbed scanner… …   Financial and business terms

  • Flatbed Scanner —   [dt. Flachbettscanner], Scanner …   Universal-Lexikon

  • flatbed scanner — noun count a type of SCANNER that consists of a flat surface on which you put documents to be SCANNED …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flatbed scanner — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms flatbed scanner : singular flatbed scanner plural flatbed scanners computing a type of scanner that consists of a flat surface on which you put documents to be scanned …   English dictionary

  • flatbed scanner — plokštuminis skaitytuvas statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis ↑Skaitytuvas, skaitantis plokštumoje esantį nejudantį vaizdą. Vaizdas, pvz., spausdintas popieriaus lapas, dedamas ant plokščio lygaus paviršiaus, jo paviršiumi juda skaitymo… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • flatbed scanner — /flætbɛd ˈskænə/ (say flatbed skanuh) noun a scanner in which the document to be scanned is laid flat on the glass …   Australian English dictionary

  • flatbed scanner — tabletop scanner, scanner which a flat scanning surface …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scanner — scan‧ner [ˈskænə ǁ ər] noun [countable] COMMERCE 1. a machine that passes an electronic Beam over something in order to read information on it or produce a picture of what is inside: • Customers simply have to wave the product s bar code under a… …   Financial and business terms

  • Flatbed — may refer to:* Flatbed truck, a type of vehicle * Flatbed scanner, a common design for computer image scanners * Flatbed printer, a printer able to manage very thick media …   Wikipedia

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