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 for Scope
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  -scope \-scope\ [Gr. skopo`s a watcher, spy. See Scope.]
     A combining form usually signifying an instrument for viewing
     (with the eye) or observing (in any way); as in microscope,
     telescope, altoscope, anemoscope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scope \Scope\, n. [It. scopo, L. scopos a mark, aim, Gr.
     skopo`s, a watcher, mark, aim; akin to ?, ? to view, and
     perh. to E. spy. Cf. Skeptic, Bishop.]
     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. "Shooting wide, do miss the
        marked scope." --Spenser.
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              Your scope is as mine own,
              So to enforce or qualify the laws
              As to your soul seems good.           --Shak.
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              The scope of all their pleading against man's
              authority, is to overthrow such laws and
              constitutions in the church.          --Hooker.
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     2. 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.
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              Give him line and scope.              --Shak.
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              In the fate and fortunes of the human race, scope is
              given to the operation of laws which man must always
              fail to discern the reasons of.       --I. Taylor.
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              Excuse me if I have given too much scope to the
              reflections which have arisen in my mind. --Burke.
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              An intellectual cultivation of no moderate depth or
              scope.                                --Hawthorne.
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     3. Extended area. [Obs.] "The scopes of land granted to the
        first adventurers." --Sir J. Davies.
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     4. Length; extent; sweep; as, scope of cable.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an area in which something acts or operates or has power or
           control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "a piano has a
           greater range than the human voice"; "the ambit of
           municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this
           article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside
           the reach of the law"; "in the political orbit of a world
           power" [syn: scope, range, reach, orbit, compass,
      2: the state of the environment in which a situation exists;
         "you can't do that in a university setting" [syn: setting,
         background, scope]
      3: a magnifier of images of distant objects [syn: telescope,
      4: electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying
         electrical quantities [syn: oscilloscope, scope,
         cathode-ray oscilloscope, CRO]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  261 Moby Thesaurus words for "scope":
     a leg up, actionability, affective meaning, ambit, amount,
     ample scope, amplitude, applicability, area, bearing, bigness,
     binoculars, blank check, body, breadth, bulk, caliber, capacity,
     carry, carte blanche, chance, chromatoscope, clear sight,
     clear stage, clearance, color vision, coloring, command, compass,
     comprehensiveness, cone vision, connotation, consequence,
     constitutional validity, constitutionalism, constitutionality,
     coverage, cut, day vision, daylight vision, degree, denotation,
     depth, diameter, diapason, dimension, dimensions, discernment,
     domination, drift, due process, effect, elbowroom, essence,
     expanse, expansion, extension, extent, eye, eye-mindedness,
     eyereach, eyeshot, eyesight, fair field, fair game, farsight,
     farsightedness, field, field glass, field of view, field of vision,
     force, free course, free hand, free play, free scope, freedom,
     full scope, full swing, fullness, gamut, gauge, girth, gist, glass,
     grade, grammatical meaning, greatness, height, horizon, idea,
     impact, implication, import, intension, interval, jurisdiction,
     justice, justiciability, kaleidoscope, keen sight, ken, largeness,
     latitude, lawfulness, leap, leeway, legal form, legal process,
     legalism, legality, legitimacy, legitimateness, length, level,
     lexical meaning, liberty, licitness, limit of vision,
     line of sight, literal meaning, long rope, magnitude,
     maneuvering space, margin, mark, mass, meaning, measure,
     measurement, naked eye, night vision, no holds barred, notch,
     nuance, occasion, open space, opening, opera glasses, opportunism,
     opportunity, orbit, oscilloscope, outlook, outlook over, overtone,
     pas, peg, perception, period, peripheral field, peripheral vision,
     periscope, perspective, perspicacity, perspicuity, pertinence,
     photopia, pitch, pith, place, plane, plateau, play, point,
     power of sight, practical consequence, proportion, proportions,
     prospect, purport, purview, quick sight, radius, range,
     range of meaning, ratio, reach, real meaning, reference, referent,
     register, relation, relevance, remove, rightfulness, rod vision,
     room, rope, round, rung, scale, scan, scope of vision, scotopia,
     sea room, seeing, semantic cluster, semantic field, sense,
     sense of sight, shade, shadow, sight, sightedness, sightliness,
     significance, signification, significatum, signifie, size, space,
     span, span of meaning, spectroscope, spectrum, sphere, spirit,
     spread, spy glass, stair, standard, step, stepping-stone,
     stereoscope, stint, stretch, structural meaning, substance, sum,
     sum and substance, survey, sweep, swing, symbolic meaning,
     telescope, tenor, terrestrial telescope, time, tolerance,
     totality of associations, transferred meaning, tread,
     twilight vision, unadorned meaning, undertone, unobstructed vision,
     validity, value, view, vision, vista, visual acuity, visual field,
     visual sense, volume, way, wide berth, wideness, width,
     zoom binoculars

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         SCalable Object Processing Environment (Creamware)

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         Simple COmmunications Programming Environment (telecommunication)

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         Supervisory Control Of Program Execution (OS, CDC 6000)

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      Software Evaluation and Certification Programme
     An ESPRIT project.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      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

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