glance at quickly, but not very thoroughly
(of verse) to fit a metrical pattern
"he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars"
"he analyzed the brain scan"
"you could see the tumor in the CAT scan"
"the surgeon scanned the X-ray"
"She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi"
"The beams scanned the night sky"
"This dictionary can be read by the computer"
The lines will neither scan nor construe like ordinary verses.
出自： F. A. Paley
He scanned the newspaper for the information he needed.
He scanned the list for his name.
He scanned the small advertisement for a job.
The area was scanned for signs of enemy aircraft.