scanning disk

noun

Definition of scanning disk

: a rotating disk with a number of spirally arranged holes near its edge which permit a light beam to sweep over successive portions of a picture or object

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“Scanning disk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scanning%20disk. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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