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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An optical instrument that provides a view of an otherwise obstructed field.

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  • The periscope is turned on and you are able to view the outside by clicing on the lense.
  • How the levers on the right side of the periscope is placed decide what you see outside.
  • The tinkle of broken glass sliding down the bamboo tube told that the periscope was a wreck.
  • The Torre Del Mangia bell tower that looks like a periscope is a flight of fantasy in brick and stone! for more
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