meaning of scope

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.
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.
Extended area.
Length; extent; sweep; as, scope of cable.
To look at for the purpose of evaluation; usually with out; as, to scope out the area as a camping site.
SCOPE Software Evaluation and Certification Programme Europe. An ESPRIT project.
scope The scope of an identifier is the region of a program source within which it represents a certain thing. This usually extends from the place where it is declared to the end of the smallest enclosing block begin/end or procedure/function body. An inner block may contain a redeclaration of the same identifier in which case the scope of the outer declaration does not include is "shadowed" or "occluded" by the scope of the inner. See also activation record, dynamic scope, lexical scope.
electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities

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