periscopic

periscopic

[per-uh-skop-ik]
adjective
1.
Optics. (of certain lenses in special microscopes, cameras, etc.) giving distinct vision obliquely, or all around, as well as, or instead of, in a direct line.
2.
pertaining to periscopes or their use.
Also, periscopical.


Origin:
1795–1805; < Greek periskop(eîn) to look about (see peri-, -scope) + -ic

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periscopic (ˌpɛrɪˈskɒpɪk)
 
adj
(of a lens) having a wide field of view
 
periscopically
 
adv

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periscopic per·i·scop·ic (pěr'ĭ-skŏp'ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or permitting the observation of objects from positions in or out of the direct line of sight.

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