HyperDic: scope

English > 4 senses of the word scope:
NOUNattributescope, range, reach, orbit, compass, ambitan area in which something acts or operates or has power or control
statescope, setting, backgroundthe state of the environment in which a situation exists
artifactscope, telescopea magnifier of images of distant objects
artifactscope, oscilloscope, cathode-ray oscilloscope, CROelectronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities
scope > pronunciation
Soundsskow'p
Rhymesallotrope ... tope: 34 rhymes with owp...
English > scope: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningAn area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet".
Example "within the scope of an investigation"
Synonymsrange, reach, orbit, compass, ambit
Narrowerapproximate range, ballparkNear to the scope or range of something
confinesA bounded scope
contrastThe range of optical density and tone on a photographic negative or print (or the extent to which adjacent areas on a television screen differ in brightness)
gamutA complete extent or range
horizon, view, purviewThe range of interest or activity that can be anticipated
internationality, internationalismQuality of being international in scope
latitudescope for freedom of e.g. action or thought
palette, palletThe range of colour characteristic / characteristic of a particular artist or painting or school of art
spectrumA broad range of related objects or values or qualities or ideas or activities
sweep, expanseA wide scope
BroaderextentThe distance or area or volume over which something extends
Spanishalcance, ámbito, esfera, marco
Catalanabast, àmbit, esfera, marc
Adjectivesscopalof or relating to scope
English > scope: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of the environment in which a situation exists.
Synonymssetting, background
Narrowercanvas, canvassThe setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account
showcase, show windowA setting in which something can be displayed to best effect
BroaderenvironmentThe totality of surrounding conditions
Spanishámbito, campo, esfera, marco
Catalanàmbit, camp, esfera, marc
Adjectivesscopalof or relating to scope
English > scope: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA magnifier of images of distant objects.
Synonymtelescope
PartsapertureA device that controls amount of light admitted
finder, viewfinder, view finderoptical device that helps a user to find the target of interest
prism, optical prismoptical device having a triangular shape and made of glass or quartz
Narrowerastronomical telescopeAny telescope designed to collect and record electromagnetic radiation from cosmic sources
collimatorA small telescope attached to a large telescope to use in setting the line of the larger one
equatorialA telescope whose mounting has only two axes of motion, one parallel to the Earth's axis and the other one at right angles to it
solar telescopeA telescope designed to make observations of the sun
transit instrumentA telescope mounted on an axis running east and west and used to time the transit of a celestial body across the meridian
BroadermagnifierA scientific instrument that magnifies an image
Spanishanteojo, catalejo, telescopio
Catalantelescopi, ullera de llarga vista
English > scope: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningelectronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities.
Synonymsoscilloscope, cathode-ray oscilloscope, CRO
Part ofcardiac monitor, heart monitorA piece of electronic equipment for continual observation of the function of the heart
monitor, monitoring deviceDisplay produced by a device that takes signals and displays them on a television screen or a computer monitor
radar, microwave radar, radio detection and ranging, radiolocationmeasuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
Partscathode-ray tube, CRTA vacuum tube in which a hot cathode emits a beam of electrons that pass through a high voltage anode and are focused or deflected before hitting a phosphorescent screen
Broaderelectronic equipmentequipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
Spanishosciloscopio
Catalanoscil·loscopi

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