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- n. The process of scanning and translating foreign language comics (especially Japanese manga or Korean manhwa) into the translator's language, for free distribution over the Internet.
- n. a comic that has been scanned, translated, and with translation overlaid onto the original text to produce a second language version of the comic; a scanlated comic
Blend of scan and translation (Wiktionary)
scanlate + -ion (Wiktionary)