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periscope
Light enters the top lens of a periscope, reflects off a mirror set at a 45 degree angle, travels down the periscope tube, and reflects off a second mirror, also set at a 45 degree angle. Light that reflects off the second mirror exits through the bottom lens and into the eye of the user.

per·i·scope

 (pĕr′ĭ-skōp′)
n.
Any of various tubular optical instruments that contain reflecting elements, such as mirrors and prisms, to permit observation from a position displaced from a direct line of sight.

per′i·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk), per′i·scop′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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periscopic

(ˌpɛrɪˈskɒpɪk)
adj
(of a lens) having a wide field of view
ˌperiˈscopically adv
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per•i•scop•ic

(ˌpɛr əˈskɒp ɪk)

adj.
1. (of certain lenses in special microscopes, cameras, etc.) giving distinct vision obliquely, or on all sides.
2. pertaining to periscopes or their use.
[1795–1805]
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