-scope -scope [Gr. skopo`s a watcher, spy. See {Scope}.] A combining form usually signifying an instrument for viewing (with the eye) or observing (in any way); as in microscope, telescope, altoscope, anemoscope. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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