1. To examine hastily; SYN. skim, rake, glance over, run down.
2. To glance over or read superficially.
3. To make a wide, sweeping search of
4. To move a light beam over; in electronics, to reproduce an image.
5. To examine minutely or intensely.
6. To read metrically
7. To conform to a metrical pattern; said of poetic verse.