borescope

noun

bore·​scope ˈbȯr-ˌskōp How to pronounce borescope (audio)
: an optical device (such as a prism or optical fiber) used to inspect an inaccessible space (such as an engine cylinder)

Examples of borescope in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Prices start at only $28.85 for the #1 best-selling Depstech WF010 Borescope, which happens to be within a few cents of this borescope’s all-time low price! Maren Estrada, BGR, 26 Mar. 2021 After watching a bunting dive into the talus at a specific location, the researchers would feed the borescope into the rubble labyrinth to light up and view the nests. Jake Buehler, Discover Magazine, 4 Feb. 2021 The Depstech WF010 borescope is best described as a crazy wireless camera that lets your iPhone or Android device see inside just about anything. Maren Estrada, BGR, 25 June 2021 Most people out there probably have no idea what a Depstech wireless borescope camera even is. Maren Estrada, BGR, 14 May 2021 Prices somehow start at just $28.85 for the #1 best-selling Depstech WF010 Borescope, and that’s within a few cents of this borescope’s all-time low price! Maren Estrada, BGR, 24 Mar. 2021 The most notable deal is on a different type of borescope setup. Maren Estrada, BGR, 14 May 2021 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

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'borescope.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of borescope was in 1941

Dictionary Entries Near borescope

Cite this Entry

“Borescope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/borescope. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!