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Synonyms for (noun) scope

Synonyms: oscilloscope, scope, CRO, cathode-ray oscilloscope Definition: electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities

Similar words: electronic equipment Definition: equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)

Synonyms: telescope, scope Definition: a magnifier of images of distant objects

Similar words: magnifier Definition: a scientific instrument that magnifies an image

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: extent Definition: the distance or area or volume over which something extends Usage: the vast extent of the desert; an orchard of considerable extent

Synonyms: setting, scope, background Definition: the state of the environment in which a situation exists Usage: you can't do that in a university setting

Similar words: environment Definition: the totality of surrounding conditions Usage: he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room