Borescope(redirected from bore scope)
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A straight-tube telescope using a mirror or prism, used to visually inspect a cylindrical cavity, such as the cannon bore of artillery weapons for defects of manufacture and erosion caused by firing.
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A device for examining hidden areas in an existing structure, consisting of a flexible rod of fiber optics; one bundle of fibers carries light to the ends of the fibers, the other bundle is used for viewing or recording the image with a video camera.
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