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Overview of noun scope

The noun scope has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (15) scope, range, reach, orbit, compass, ambit

(an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "a piano has a greater range than the human voice"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach of the law"; "in the political orbit of a world power")

2. setting, background, scope

(the state of the environment in which a situation exists; "you can't do that in a university setting")

3. telescope, scope

(a magnifier of images of distant objects)

4. oscilloscope, scope, cathode-ray oscilloscope, CRO

(electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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