noun. ['ˈpɛrəˌskoʊp'] an optical instrument that provides a view of an otherwise obstructed field.
- -scope (English)
- σκοπέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- peri- (English)
- περί (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Rhymes with Periscope
Sentences with periscope
1. Noun, singular or mass
Sailors use a real periscope to look above the surface of the water when they are in a submarine.
Quotes about periscope
1. To me, nudity is a joke. I don't think nude people are very attractive at all. I like my women fully clothed. I like to imagine what might be under there. It might not be the standard thing. Imagine, stripping a woman down, and she has a body like a little submarine. With periscope, propellers, torpedoes. That would be the one for me. I'd marry her right off and be faithful to the end.
- Charles Bukowski