snooperscope


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snooperscope

[′snüp·ər‚skōp]
(electronics)
An infrared source, an infrared image converter, and a battery-operated high-voltage direct-current source constructed in portable form to permit a foot soldier or other user to see objects in total darkness; infrared radiation sent out by the infrared source is reflected back to the snooperscope and converted into a visible image on the fluorescent screen of the image tube.