Definitions for scope

Definitions for (noun) scope

Main entry: oscilloscope, scope, CRO, cathode-ray oscilloscope

Definition: electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities

Main entry: telescope, scope

Definition: a magnifier of images of distant objects

Main entry: compass, scope, orbit, range, reach, ambit

Definition: an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"

Usage: 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

Main entry: setting, scope, background

Definition: the state of the environment in which a situation exists

Usage: you can't do that in a university setting

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