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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Altiscope  \Al"ti*scope\,  n.  [L.  altus  high  +  Gr  ?  to  view.] 
  An  arrangement  of  lenses  and  mirrors  which  enables  a  person 
  to  see  an  object  in  spite  of  intervening  objects.