Usage examples for scan

  1. It never hurts to scan for bad blocks, but it could take 10 minutes or more to do so if you have a large disk. – Debian GNU/Linux: Guide to Installation and Usage by John Goerzen and Ossama Othman
  2. " How often haunting the highest hilltop, I scan the ocean thy sail to see; Wilt come to- night, Love? – The Doctor A Tale Of The Rockies by Ralph Connor
  3. Then, too, if the shutter revolves too quickly, the light is like little flashes of lightning, while, if it goes too slowly, a lookout might happen to scan that point on the horizon at the instant it was dark. – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  4. He had the feeling that every one of the eight dual beings in the room was hanging on his answer and that something was boring into his mind and turning over his next thoughts and peering at and under them before he had a chance to scan them himself. – The Creature from Cleveland Depths by Fritz Reuter Leiber
  5. Anxiously I scan the room. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  6. 47. " And herself seems passing to that awful dissolution, whose issue is not given human foresight to scan." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  7. There, in that untroubled place, There, with eyes amused, they scan, Cradled still in time and space, This, the infant world of man. – Half-Past Bedtime by H. H. Bashford
  8. At the door of the house sat the good old dame's cat, a decent demure- looking personage, that seemed to scan every body that passed, to criticise their dress, and now and then to stretch her neck, and look out with sudden curiosity, to see what was going on at the other end of the street; but if by chance any idle vagabond dog came by, and offered to be uncivil- hoity- toity! – Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists by Washington Irving
  9. He continued to scan the coast intently. – The Wheel O' Fortune by Louis Tracy
  10. I scan the lily and the rose, I nod to every nodding tree, I follow every stream that flows, And wait beside the steadfast sea. – Poems by Elizabeth Stoddard
  11. " The very thought of our necessity caused me once more to glance over the forest, and I continued to scan it on all sides. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  12. By day made strange, the woods we range With blinking eyes we scan; While down the skies the wild duck cries: " The Day- the Day to Man!" – The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  13. On every such visit it was the duty of the one who made the trip to scan the horizon in every direction. – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  14. He had been trained all his life, and especially in Corps school, to scan all available data for and against each problem that arose, and then make a decision quickly and intelligently. – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  15. He had less time to read, less time to think, to scan the veil of his future. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  16. To his surprise he heard an answering shout and a second later saw Ted Turner dash through the pines, pause on the shore, and scan the stream. – Ted and the Telephone by Sara Ware Bassett
  17. But to share the inmost consciousness of a noble thinker, to scan one's self in the white light of a pure and radiant soul,- this is indeed the highest form of teaching and discipline. – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  18. We cannot lift the mantle of the past: We seem to wander over hallow'd ground: We scan the trail of Thought, but all is overcast. – The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 by Ministry of Education
  19. My children scan curiously your E. 's drawings, as they have seen them. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  20. You pause and scan his face for a responsive glow. – Modern American Prose Selections by Various