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Scarn vs Scan - What's the difference?

scarn | scan |

As nouns the difference between scarn and scan

is that scarn is (obsolete|uk|dialect) dung while scan is an instance of scanning.

As a verb scan is

to examine sequentially, part by part.




  • (obsolete, UK, dialect) dung
  • (Ray)

    Derived terms

    * scarn-bee (Webster 1913)




  • To examine sequentially, part by part.
  • (computing) To create a digital copy of an image using a scanner.
  • To look about for.
  • He scanned the horizon.
  • (poetry) To fit or conform to a specific meter.
  • (obsolete) To mount by steps; to go through with step by step.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An instance of scanning.
  • The operators vacated the room during the scan .
  • The result or output of a scanning process.
  • The doctors looked at the scans and made a diagnosis.

    See also

    * pan and scan * scanlate * scanlation * scanlator * scanner


    * English contranyms