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Area vs. Scope

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Areanoun

(mathematics) A measure of the extent of a surface; it is measured in square units.

Scopenoun

The breadth, depth or reach of a subject; a domain.

Areanoun

A particular geographic region.

Scopenoun

(weapons) A device used in aiming a projectile, through which the person aiming looks at the intended target.

Areanoun

Any particular extent of surface, especially an empty or unused extent.

‘The photo is a little dark in that area.’;

Scopenoun

(computing) The region of program source in which an identifier is meaningful.

Areanoun

The extent, scope, or range of an object or concept.

‘The plans are a bit vague in that area.’;

Scopenoun

(logic) The shortest sub-wff of which a given instance of a logical connective is a part.

Areanoun

(British) An open space, below ground level, between the front of a house and the pavement.

Scopenoun

(linguistics) The region of an utterance to which some modifying element applies.

‘the scope of an adverb’;

Areanoun

(soccer) Penalty box; penalty area.

Scopenoun

(slang) A periscope, telescope, microscope or oscilloscope.

Areanoun

(slang) Genitals.

Scopenoun

Short for any medical procedure that ends in the suffix endoscopy, colonoscopy, bronchoscopy, etc.}}

Areanoun

Any plane surface, as of the floor of a room or church, or of the ground within an inclosure; an open space in a building.

‘The Alban lake . . . looks like the area of some vast amphitheater.’;

Scopeverb

To perform a cursory investigation, as to scope out.

Areanoun

The inclosed space on which a building stands.

Scopeverb

To perform any medical procedure that ends in the suffix -scopy, such as endoscopy, colonoscopy, bronchoscopy, etc.

‘The surgeon will scope the football player's knee to repair damage to a ligament.’;

Areanoun

The sunken space or court, giving ingress and affording light to the basement of a building.

Scopeverb

(slang) To examine under a microscope.

‘The entomologist explained that he could not tell what species of springtail we were looking at without scoping it.’;

Areanoun

An extent of surface; a tract of the earth's surface; a region; as, vast uncultivated areas.

Scopenoun

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.

‘Your scope is as mine own,So to enforce or qualify the lawsAs to your soul seems good.’; ‘The scope of all their pleading against man's authority, is to overthrow such laws and constitutions in the church.’;

Areanoun

The superficial contents of any figure; the surface included within any given lines; superficial extent; as, the area of a square or a triangle.

Scopenoun

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.

‘Give him line and scope.’; ‘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.’; ‘Excuse me if I have given too much scope to the reflections which have arisen in my mind.’; ‘An intellectual cultivation of no moderate depth or scope.’;

Areanoun

A spot or small marked space; as, the germinative area.

Scopenoun

Extended area.

Areanoun

Extent; scope; range; as, a wide area of thought.

‘The largest area of human history and man's common nature.’;

Scopenoun

Length; extent; sweep; as, scope of cable.

Areanoun

a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography);

‘it was a mountainous area’; ‘Bible country’;

Scopenoun

To look at for the purpose of evaluation; usually with out; as, to scope out the area as a camping site.

Areanoun

a particular environment or walk of life;

‘his social sphere is limited’; ‘it was a closed area of employment’; ‘he's out of my orbit’;

Scopenoun

an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:

‘the range of a supersonic jet’; ‘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’;

Areanoun

a subject of study;

‘it was his area of specialization’; ‘areas of interest include...’;

Scopenoun

the state of the environment in which a situation exists;

‘you can't do that in a university setting’;

Areanoun

a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function;

‘the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants’;

Scopenoun

a magnifier of images of distant objects

Areanoun

a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve;

‘in the abdominal region’;

Scopenoun

electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities

Areanoun

the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary;

‘the area of a rectangle’; ‘it was about 500 square feet in area’;

Area

Area is the quantity that expresses the extent of a two-dimensional region, shape, or planar lamina, in the plane. Surface area is its analog on the two-dimensional surface of a three-dimensional object.

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