scanning frequency



  • The frequency at which scanning (1) takes place. In a CRT, for instance, it could be the number of horizontal or vertical lines scanned by the electron beam per second. Also called scanning rate, scan frequency, scan rate, scanning speed, or sweep frequency (2).
  • synonymscan frequency
  • synonymscan rate
  • synonymscanning rate
  • synonymscanning speed


  • noun the time taken to scan one line of a CRT image
  • noun the speed at which a line or image is scanned

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