How Do You Spell SCAN?

Correct spelling for the English word "scan" is [skˈan], [skˈan], [s_k_ˈa_n]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of SCAN

  1. the act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region; "he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars"

Common Misspellings for SCAN

Below is the list of 340 misspellings for the word "scan".

Usage Examples for SCAN

  1. Here I had scarcely paused a second to scan the ground before two persons came out of the stable- court They were Madame and the porter. - "Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France" by Stanley J. Weyman
  2. And yet I gazed, the keen salt air singing past my ears, till there was nothing but the sea as far as the eye could scan. - "Arms and the Woman" by Harold MacGrath
  3. Let us, then, scan the heavens to discover those orbs which lie in our neighbourhood. - "The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
  4. Dave leaned over to try to scan the body matter of the article, when the locomotive whistled and the train slowed up for a station. - "Dave Dashaway and his Hydroplane" by Roy Rockwood
  5. And herself seems passing to an awful dissolution, whose issue it is not given to human foresight to scan. - "The Grammar of English Grammars" by Goold Brown