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Meaning of PERISCOPE

Pronunciation:  'peri`skowp

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an optical instrument that provides a view of an otherwise obstructed field
 

PERISCOPE is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: optical instrument, pigboat, sub, submarine, U-boat

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Per"i*scope\, n. [Pref. peri- + -scope.]
A general or comprehensive view. [R.]





 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: air cylinder, Aqua-Lung, aquascope, bathyscaphe, bathysphere, benthoscope, diving bell, diving boat, diving chamber, diving goggles, diving helmet, diving hood, diving mask, diving suit, scuba, snorkel, submarine, swim fins, wet suit
 

 

 

 

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