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periscopenoun [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.
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periscopenoun [C]

uk   /ˈper.ɪ.skəʊp/ us   /ˈper.ɪ.skoʊp/
a long, vertical tube containing a set of mirrors that gives you a view of what is above you when you look through the bottom of the tube: Periscopes are used in submarines to allow you to look above the surface of the water.
(Definition of periscope from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “periscope”
in Spanish periscopio…
in Vietnamese kính tiềm vọng/ kính viễn vọng…
in Malaysian periskop…
in Thai กล้องส่องดูเหนือผิวน้ำของเรือดำน้ำ…
in French périscope…
in German das Periskop…
in Chinese (Simplified) 潜望镜…
in Indonesian periskop…
in Chinese (Traditional) 潛望鏡…
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