1 an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "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" [syn: range, reach, orbit, compass, ambit]
2 the state of the environment in which a situation exists; "you can't do that in a university setting" [syn: setting, background]
3 a magnifier of images of distant objects [syn: telescope]
4 electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities [syn: oscilloscope, cathode-ray oscilloscope, CRO]
- /ˈskəʊp/, /"sk@Up/
- /ˈskoʊp/, /"skoUp/
- Rhymes: -əʊp
- A short version of periscope, or telescope or oscilloscope
- The breadth, depth or reach of a subject; a domain.
- a device used in aiming a projectile, through which the person aiming looks at the intended target
- The scope of an identifier is the region of a program source within which it represents a certain thing.
short version of periscope, or telescope or oscilloscope
breadth, depth or reach of a subject; a domain
device used in aiming a projectile
- Finnish: kiikaritähtäin
scope of an identifier is the region of a program source within which it represents a certain thing
- To perform a cursory investigation, as to scope out.
- To perform arthroscopic surgery.
- The surgeon will scope the football player's knee to repair damage to a ligament.
To perform a cursory investigation
- Finnish: tutkia
To perform arthroscopic surgery
- Plural of scopa
Scope may refer to:
- Scope (programming), the range in which a variable can be referenced
- SCOPE (software), name used for several 1960s-era operating systems for the Control Data Corporation 60-bit 6000 series and the CDC 7600 mainframe computers
- Scope (project management), the sum of all projects products and their features. Limitations and inclusions of expectations, responsibilities, and objectives of a project or project plan.
- In mathematical logic, the "scope" of a quantifier or of any other variable-binding operator is defined in the article titled free variables and bound variables
- SCOPE (TV series)
- Norfolk Scope, an arena in Norfolk, Virginia
- Scope (linguistics), the part of a sentence over which a given word or phrase has a semantic effect
- Scope (formal logic), the formula upon which a quantifier acts
In devices and instruments:
- Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE)
- Scope (British charity), a charity organisation in Britain formerly known as The National Spastics Society which supports people with cerebral palsy
- SCOPE Alliance, an industry alliance set up to enable the development of carrier grade telecommunications platforms
- The Scope (Newfoundland) is a bi-weekly alternative newspaper in St. John's, Newfoundland focusing on local arts and entertainment
- Scope (mouthwash), a mouthwash brand made by Procter & Gamble
- A film shot or projected anamorphically; originally referred to CinemaScope, but now applies to all anamorphic prints
- Scopes Trial (Scopes v. State, 152 Tenn. 424, 278 S.W. 57 (Tenn. 1925), often called the "Scopes Monkey Trial"), a landmark case regarding the teaching of the theory of evolution
- Cope %28disambiguation%29
scope in Spanish: Alcance
scope in Japanese: スコープ
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