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  • n  an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    within the scope of an investigation
  • n  the state of the environment in which a situation exists
  • n  a magnifier of images of distant objects
  • n  electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities

  • Air traffic was light at Washington Airport one midnight last week, and the radar scope of the Civil Aeronautics Authority was almost clear.
  • The debate this morning, according to members of the Gang of 18, is about size and scope.
  • The debate this morning, according to members of the Gang of 18, is about size and scope.
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  • Barack Obama in International Herald Tribune
    The scale and scope of this plan is right, and the time for action is now,Obama said in the radio address. "If we don't move swiftly to put this plan in motion, our economic crisis could become a national catastrophe."
  • Christopher Christie in newjerseynewsroom.com
    In March, I asked the Privatization Task Force to develop a strategy that would reduce the size, scope and cost of state government,the governor said. "What they have provided is a path for change that will benefit New Jersey's taxpayers...
  • Lance Armstrong in Hamilton Spectator
    Five seconds in the scope of three weeks is terribly nothing,he said when asked whether his lead gives him a psychological edge. "I don't want to instil the rivalry any more than it already is."

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