bore·​scope | \ ˈbȯr-ˌskōp How to pronounce borescope (audio) \

Definition of borescope

: an optical device (such as a prism or optical fiber) used to inspect an inaccessible space (such as an engine cylinder)

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Recent Examples on the Web On top of that, there are also a few other Depstech borescope deals that are available right now at Amazon. Maren Estrada, BGR, 4 June 2021 Agents executed a search warrant on Cooper's home and a storage unit on Tuesday and found safe-deposit box keys with no numbering on them, cash, jewelry and high-end handbags, a borescope and a safe-deposit box lock. David Williams, CNN, 22 Apr. 2021 Depstech’s various wireless borescope cameras that let your smartphone see inside almost anything. Maren Estrada, BGR, 24 Mar. 2021 Wide Compatibility: WiFi connection borescope is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. Maren Estrada, BGR, 5 Mar. 2021 Prices somehow start at just $28.79 for the Depstech WF010 Borescope, which matches the best-selling borescope’s all-time low price. Maren Estrada, BGR, 2 Mar. 2021 Looking up the bore from the breech with your naked eye will not tell you anything; a borescope is the only way to see the awful truth. David E. Petzal, Field & Stream, 20 Feb. 2020 Unusual vibrations were noticed coming from the engine during sea trials, and a borescope inspection revealed the damage to several of the turbine fan blades. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 5 Sep. 2018 Instead of couches and other furniture, the mobile lab has storage boxes, 13 workstations, soldering equipment, a borescope that can find defects in pipes, 3D printing equipment and devices that measure fatigue in materials. Stephen Singer,, 18 June 2018

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First Known Use of borescope

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Borescope.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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