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Scanner may refer to:


Scanner is an input device which scans the object into the computer.

Popular culture[edit]


  • A personality type described by self-help author Barbara Sher characterized by having many different interests and/or keep changing interests very often.

Barbara Sher uses the word "scanner" for someone who scans the surface of things, as opposed to "divers" or experts. Other words for scanner includes polymath, renaissance soul, multitalent, generalist and multipotentialite (as in Multipotentiality)

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