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  • flying spot scanner (FSS)

A device used to scan, with a small, intensely bright spot, portions of a picture surface and to transform the original picture into a series of electrical signals. In optical character recognition, the intensity of the light formed by the scanning is sensed by a photoelectric transducer.
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