A television display system that uses an electron beam generated at the rear of the television tube. The beam sweeps across the screen in a regular left-to-right, top-to-bottom fashion.
A scanning technique where the beam scans line by line a section of the surface. The beam is turned on or off depending on whether the current pixel is to be exposed or not. Compare with vector scan. A more detailed comparison is available.
The pattern in which a video screen is scanned, usually from the upper-left corner to the bottom right.