Parsing vs Scanning - What's the difference?

parsing | scanning |


As nouns the difference between parsing and scanning

is that parsing is a parse operation while scanning is the act of something being scanned.

As verbs the difference between parsing and scanning

is that parsing is while scanning is .

parsing

Noun

(en noun)
  • A parse operation.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • Anagrams

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    scanning

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of something being scanned.
  • * 1994 , IGIC, Inc. Staff, Fiber Optic Sensors (page 147)
  • In the other case the scanner performs a given number of scannings , thus giving an automatic display of the complete set of measuring points.