Definition of episcope in English:

episcope

noun

  • An optical projector which gives images of opaque objects.

    • ‘The driver has three episcopic sights and the commander's observation cupola has five episcopes.’
    • ‘In the TK 105 turret, for daytime operations, the commander is provided with wide field episcopes and a 360° panoramic M389 sight with x 2 and x 8 magnifications.’
    • ‘The commander's station is fitted with an optional panoramic sight and six episcopes fitted with a switch for gun and episcope alignment.’

Pronunciation:

episcope

/ˈɛpɪskəʊp/