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hydroscope

[ hahy-druh-skohp ]
/ ˈhaɪ drəˌskoʊp /
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noun
an optical device for viewing objects below the surface of water.
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Origin of hydroscope

First recorded in 1670–80; hydro-1 + -scope

OTHER WORDS FROM hydroscope

hy·dro·scop·ic [hahy-druh-skop-ik], /ˌhaɪ drəˈskɒp ɪk/, hy·dro·scop·i·cal, adjectivehy·dro·sco·pic·i·ty [hahy-druh-skoh-pis-i-tee], /ˌhaɪ drə skoʊˈpɪs ɪ ti/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hydroscope

hydroscope
/ (ˈhaɪdrəˌskəʊp) /

noun
any instrument for making observations of underwater objects

Derived forms of hydroscope

hydroscopic (ˌhaɪdrəˈskɒpɪk) or hydroscopical, adjective
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