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  • Italian - "to slaughter".
    Some people now use the same verb (scannare) to translate the English verb to scan (e.g. most of the Twitter live results for scanno as of now), forgetting (?) that we have an Italian verb for that, scansire, a Latin intensifier of "scandire" which means scan sensu AHD #4.

    I hope my poor phrasing still gives you the sense of what I meant.

    December 20, 2010