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snooperscope

[snoo-per-skohp] /ˈsnu pərˌskoʊp/
noun
1.
a device that displays on a fluorescent screen reflected infrared radiation, enabling the user to see objects obscured by darkness.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; snooper + -scope
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British Dictionary definitions for snooperscope

snooperscope

/ˈsnuːpəˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
(military, US) an instrument that enables the user to see objects in the dark by illuminating the object with infrared radiation and converting the reflected radiation to a visual image
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