1) rajrub kardan, rajruftan; 2) rajrub
Fr.: 1) balayer; 2) balayage
1) (v.) To sweep a surface with a beam of light or electrons in order to reproduce or
transmit a picture.
M.E. scannen, from L.L. scandere "to read or mark so as to show metrical structure," originally, in classical L., "to climb" (the connecting notion is of the rising and falling rhythm of poetry), from PIE *skand- "to spring, leap" (cf. Skt. skandati "he jumps;" Gk. skandalon "a snare, trap, stumbling block;" O.Ir. scendim "I jump").
Rajrub, literally "sweeping along rows," from raj "row, line" + rub "to sweep." The first component raj, variants raž, rak, râk, rezg (Lori), ris, risé, radé, rasté, râsté, related to râst "right, true; just, upright, straight," → row, → right. The second component rub stem of rubidan, ruftan "to sweep," related to robudan "to rub, carry off;" Mid.Pers. rôb- "to rub, sweep, attract;" Av. urūpaiieinti "to cause racking pain(?);" cf. Skt. rop- "to suffer from abdominal pain," rurupas "to cause violent pain," ropaná- "causing racking pain," rópi- "racking pain;" L. rumpere "to break;" O.E. reofan "to break, tear."
Any device for exposing an image on film, a sensitized plate, etc., by tracing light along a series of many closely spaced parallel lines.
Agent noun of → scan.
The process of analyzing or synthetizing successively the light values of the elements making up a picture area, according to a pre-determined method.
Verbal noun of → scan.