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[fahy-ber-skohp] /ˈfaɪ bərˌskoʊp/
noun, Optics.
an optical instrument consisting of a fiber bundle with an objective lens at one end and an eyepiece at the other, for viewing objects not accessible to direct viewing.
Origin of fiberscope
1950-55; fiber + -scope Unabridged
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  • Unfortunately, that test only got to the point of visually benchmarking the filter's new condition, using a fiberscope.
British Dictionary definitions for fiberscope


an endoscope that transmits images of the interior of a hollow organ by fibre optics
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fiberscope in Medicine

fiberscope fi·ber·scope (fī'bər-skōp')
A flexible fiber-optic instrument used to view an object or area, such as a body cavity, that would otherwise be inaccessible.

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