Scope vs Bounding - What's the difference?

scope | bounding |


As nouns the difference between scope and bounding

is that scope is the breadth, depth or reach of a subject; a domain while bounding is (uncountable) the use of fire protection products within limits determined by scientific tests.

As verbs the difference between scope and bounding

is that scope is to perform a cursory investigation, as to scope out while bounding is .

scope

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The breadth, depth or reach of a subject; a domain.
  • A device used in aiming a projectile, through which the person aiming looks at the intended target
  • (computing) The region of program source in which an identifier is meaningful.
  • (logic) The shortest sub-wff of which a given instance of a logical connective is a part.
  • (linguistics) The region of an utterance to which some modifying element applies.
  • the scope of an adverb
  • (slang) Shortened form of periscope, telescope, microscope or oscilloscope.
  • Derived terms

    * scopeless

    Verb

    (scop)
  • To perform a cursory investigation, as to scope out .
  • (slang) To perform arthroscopic surgery.
  • The surgeon will scope the football player's knee to repair damage to a ligament.
  • (slang) To examine under a microscope.
  • The entomologist explained that he could not tell what species of springtail we were looking at without scoping it.

    Anagrams

    * copes * copse ----

    bounding

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

  • (uncountable) The use of fire protection products within limits determined by scientific tests.
  • A boundary.
  • * Bishop Beveridge
  • Without buttings or boundings on any side.

    References

    * NRC SECY-00-0080: "bounding fire tests for the myriad of fire seal configurations"