ETYM Cf. French effacement.
Withdrawing into the background; making oneself inconspicuous; SYN. self-effacement.
The act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region
The process of translating photographs into a digital form that can be recognized by a computer.
1. A movement in an arc
2. A wide scope; SYN. expanse.
3. A long oar used in an open boat; SYN. sweep oar.