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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 scope /ˈskop/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 顯示器; 示波器

From: Network Terminology

 範疇 顯示器

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scope n.
 1. That at which one aims; the thing or end to which the mind directs its view; that which is purposed to be reached or accomplished; hence, ultimate design, aim, or purpose; intention; drift; object. “Shooting wide, do miss the marked scope.”
 Your scope is as mine own,
 So to enforce or qualify the laws
 As to your soul seems good.   --Shak.
    The scope of all their pleading against man's authority, is to overthrow such laws and constitutions in the church.   --Hooker.
 2. Room or opportunity for free outlook or aim; space for action; amplitude of opportunity; free course or vent; liberty; range of view, intent, or action.
    Give him line and scope.   --Shak.
    In the fate and fortunes of the human race, scope is given to the operation of laws which man must always fail to discern the reasons of.   --I. Taylor.
    Excuse me if I have given too much scope to the reflections which have arisen in my mind.   --Burke.
    An intellectual cultivation of no moderate depth or scope.   --Hawthorne.
 3. Extended area. [Obs.] “The scopes of land granted to the first adventurers.”
 4. Length; extent; sweep; as, scope of cable.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an area in which something acts or operates or has power or
           control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "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" [syn: range, reach, orbit, compass,
      2: the state of the environment in which a situation exists;
         "you can't do that in a university setting" [syn: setting,
      3: a magnifier of images of distant objects [syn: telescope]
      4: electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying
         electrical quantities [syn: oscilloscope, cathode-ray
         oscilloscope, CRO]