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1. Nautical slack left in an anchor cable
2. Logic linguistics that part of an expression that is governed by a given operator: the scope of the negation in PV--(qr) is --(qr)
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The extent or intention of the construction activity, also the portion of the plans, specifications, and addenda on which the contractor has based its bid.
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(computer science)
For a variable in a computer program, the portion of the computer program within which the variable can be accessed (used or changed).
The work that will actually be done on a project as documented by the terms in a contract.
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Software Evaluation and Certification Programme Europe.

An ESPRIT project.


The scope of an identifier is the region of a program source within which it represents a certain thing. This usually extends from the place where it is declared to the end of the smallest enclosing block (begin/end or procedure/function body). An inner block may contain a redeclaration of the same identifier in which case the scope of the outer declaration does not include (is "shadowed" or "occluded" by) the scope of the inner.

See also activation record, dynamic scope, lexical scope.
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(1) A range of IP addresses.

(2) In programming, the visibility of variables within a program; for example, whether one function can use a variable created in another function.

(3) A CRT screen, such as used on an oscilloscope or common display terminal.

(4) See search scope.
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[24] If the scope of work changes during an assignment, which scope of work should appraisers explain in the report?
I like to lap most rings (only the bottom ring half) slightly, mostly to assure the rings have full contact with the scope. Light lapping on inexpensive or cast rings will keep the rings from putting excessive pressure on the scope tube.
The outstanding design and innovation that went into the creation of Strix Scope has already been recognized and awarded, with the product winning the prestigious 2019 iF Product Design Award in the Computer Accessory category.
This sort of arrangement was common before World War II and the reason many hunters still think their scope should be mounted as low as possible.
* SCOPE 3: Example of Scope 2 emissions include emissions from the extractions and productions of materials used in operations, the activities of service providers and employee commuting.
With perfect turret tracking performance tested and established at room temperature, when frozen, and when heated to 120 degrees, I got down to the real question: testing whether heat on one side of a scope can cause point of impact shift.
Mortgage servicers must now be diligent in making sure that all items identified in the adjuster's scope of work are addressed at the property.
If parallax is causing you trouble, dial down the magnification and see if that fixes your problem before buying a new adjustable parallax scope. If your shooting requires high magnification (10X or more), is in excess of 500 yards, and includes targets smaller than 2 MOA, then adjustable parallax is what you seek.--Tom Beckstrand
With over 65 art fairs spanning more than a decade, SCOPE is the largest and most global art fair in the world, celebrated as the premier showcase for international emerging contemporary art and multi-disciplinary creative programming.
Commenting on this partnership, Tram Venkatraman, President of Scope, said, "We are really happy to be associated with a publisher with the international reputation of Brill and to support its objective of improved discoverability of books at the chapter level.
The adjuster should try to obtain an agreement with the insured on the scope of loss and damages before proceeding with pricing out the work or repairs in an estimate.
Harris's advice is spot-on, and points to a typical problem when purchasing spotting scopes. If you walk into a sporting goods retailer and try to test out a product inside, it's going to be hard to get a good feel for the scope because of the lighting conditions and limited distance.