• noun a technique for creating pictures on a screen, in medicine used to provide pictures of sections of the body, using scanners attached to computers


  • The process of forming an image of an object or medium.
  • The process of converting an image into an electronic equivalent, such as a bitmap, suitable for computer processing, storing, transmitting, or displaying. A charge-coupled device, for instance, may be used to capture such an image. Also called electronic imaging.

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