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[bawr-skohp, bohr-] /ˈbɔrˌskoʊp, ˈboʊr-/
noun, Optics.
an instrument using optical fibers for the visual inspection of narrow cavities, as the bore of a gun.
Origin of borescope
1955-60; bore2+ -scope Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The drill holes were inspected with a borescope to see if grout material had penetrated to the location of the drill hole.
  • It may be possible to see these using a borescope or similar visual probe.
  • Other areas where the boiler scale has flaked off and the base metal are clearly visible on the borescope images.
  • borescope inspections were routinely conducted after shutdown cycles.
  • Suggested modification to ground water sampling procedures based on observations from colloidal borescope.

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