Thesaurus / scanning

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Morey had been scanning the horizon with a pair of powerful binoculars.

Islands of SpaceJohn W Campbell

The ‘Tree Igdrasil’ buds and withers by its own laws,—too deep for our scanning.

They remained in the barn for a few moments only, then hurried out again, heads raised, scanning the low circling hills.

Special MessengerRobert W. Chambers

The Governor watched it for a moment with an ironic grin, then began opening the envelopes and scanning the contents.

Blacksheep! Blacksheep!Meredith Nicholson

Leysins point of view was high, scanning a very wide horizon.

Incredible AdventuresAlgernon Blackwood

The group slowly circulated about the embarrassed Stover, scanning the amazing costume.

The VarmintOwen Johnson

All were constantly turning their eyes upwards, and scanning the firmament, to see if there were any signs of fresh clouds.

In less than five minutes they were off scanning their papers for the unbelievable news.

Anecdotes of the Great WarCarleton Britton Case

Five men on the trawler were scanning the sea with glasses looking for submarines.

Aircraft and SubmarinesWillis J. Abbot.

"I can't make out where it's from," said Herbert, scanning the postmark critically.

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