flying spot
noun Date: 1933 a spot of light moved over a surface (as one bearing printing or an image) so that light reflected from or transmitted by different parts of the surface is translated into electrical signals for transmission (as in television or computers)

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  • flying spot scanner — noun a device for scanning the object to be transmitted in a television system, using a spot of light which is generated by a cathode ray tube and received by a photo sensitive multiplier …   Australian English dictionary

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