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periscope

noun [C]  us   /ˈper·əˌskoʊp/
a vertical tube containing mirrors that can give you a view of what is above you when you look through the bottom of the tube: The periscope of the submarine was visible just above the surface of the water.
Translations of “periscope”
in Vietnamese kính tiềm vọng/ kính viễn vọng…
in Spanish periscopio…
in Thai กล้องส่องดูเหนือผิวน้ำของเรือดำน้ำ…
in Malaysian periskop…
in French périscope…
in German das Periskop…
in Chinese (Traditional) 潛望鏡…
in Indonesian periskop…
in Chinese (Simplified) 潜望镜…
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