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periscopic

 [per″ĭ-skop´ik]
affording a wide range of vision.

per·i·scop·ic

(per'i-skop'ik),
Denoting that which gives the ability to see objects to one side as well as in the direct axis of vision.
[peri- + G. skopeō, to view]

per·i·scop·ic

(per'i-skop'ik)
Denoting that which gives the ability to see objects to one side as well as in the direct axis of vision.
[peri- + G. skopeō, to view]
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The turret will also have wider hatches, to allow more comfort to crew members wearing body armour, while all turrets will be fitted with Selex ES Janus FF (Full Format) periscopic sight, a request coming straight from the field where only part of the vehicles were equipped with the original Janus.
(16) Sebald acknowledged his indebtedness to Bernhard's "periscopic" approach on several occasions.
Having gloved a bouncer from Flintoff to slip earlier in the contest, England turned to the short stuff against him and he was fortunate when he left his bat hanging in periscopic fashion that the ball flew to third man.
Having gloved a bouncer from Andrew Flintoff to slip earlier in the contest, England turned to the short stuff against him and he was fortunate when he left his bat hanging in periscopic fashion that the ball flew to third man.
Quantum Performance Solutions (QPS), a provider of online survey and performance management solutions (PMS), announced that it is renaming the company PeriscopeIQ to reflect its mission to provide clients with a periscopic view of customer attitudes, employee performance and market acceptance.
Along with quasi-third storeys, such as periscopic turrets or widow's walks, the usual method involves building a house with a large attic, and then subsequent to final inspection quietly converting the void into a living area.
Their large periscopic eyes can see underwater and in air; the cornea consists of two layers, and they have folds under the eyes that hold water and prevent the cornea from drying out.
When rewards are similar and/or travel is costly, however, the optimal strategy for a pollinator with knowledge of upcoming options (an experienced pollinator or one that is "periscopic," i.e., can see flowers in advance of reaching them) is to generalize by including multiple flower types in its foraging path or itinerary (Stephens and Krebs 1986, Mitchell 1989).
Like clothiers they invoked a spirit of individual godliness, an "egalitarian" doctrine of hard work, and a township loyalism, but their view of society remained essentially individualistic and periscopic, looking upwards and away from the roots of collective tradition.