scope

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scope (plural scopes)

  1. The breadth, depth or reach of a subject; a domain.
  2. A device used in aiming a projectile, through which the person aiming looks at the intended target
  3. (computing) The region of program source in which an identifier is meaningful.
  4. (logic) The shortest sub-wff of which a given instance of a logical connective is a part.
  5. (linguistics) The region of an utterance to which some modifying element applies.
    the scope of an adverb
  6. (slang) Shortened form of periscope, telescope, microscope or oscilloscope.

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scope (third-person singular simple present scopes, present participle scoping, simple past and past participle scoped)

  1. To perform a cursory investigation, as to scope out.
  2. (slang) To perform arthroscopic surgery.
    The surgeon will scope the football player's knee to repair damage to a ligament.
  3. (slang) To examine under a microscope.
    The entomologist explained that he could not tell what species of springtail we were looking at without scoping it.

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scope f

  1. plural form of scopa

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Latin[edit]

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scope

  1. vocative singular of scopus