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per·i·scope

periscope

 
pronunciation:
pe rih skop
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part of speech: noun
definition: an instrument on a submarine that is made up of a long tube with mirrors and prisms that allow one to see ships and other things above the surface of the water.
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The word periscope contains the following parts:
peri Greek root that means around, surrounding
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scop, -scope, -scopy Greek root that means to view, to observe