peer through

peer through something

 
1. to view or look through glasses, spectacles, binoculars, etc. From the way she peered through her glasses at me, I knew I was in trouble. Claire stood on the balcony, peering through her binoculars.
2. to stare through a partial barrier, such as a window, drapes, the haze, the fog, etc. George peered through the drapes and spied on the party next door. Sally peered through the haze as best she could, trying to see if the way was clear.
See also: peer
References in classic literature ?
It seemed that fate would play into their hands, for with the reports of the guns Jane Clayton's attention had been distracted from her unwilling assistants, and instead of keeping one eye upon them as she had intended doing, she ran to the bow of the Kincaid to peer through the darkness toward the source of the disturbance upon the river's bosom.
Subaru said it has released a new 360-degree video playable on their Subaru Motorsports app (Android, iOS) that not only provides a full 360 degree view but also allows users to peer through the roof of a car, offering an unprecedented view of 2015 Rally America Champions David Higgins and Craig Drew at full speed in their WRX STI rally car.
30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru released a new 360 degree video playable on their Subaru Motorsports app (Android, iOS) that not only provides a full 360 degree view but also allows users to peer through the roof of a car, offering an unprecedented view of 2015 Rally America Champions David Higgins and Craig Drew at full speed in their WRX STI rally car.
The aircraft steps provided a photo opportunity for the players and their epigenetically modified wives and girlfriends but while the likes of Corey Pavin, Jim Furyk and Matt Kuchar got all lovey-dovey with their nearest and dearest, poor old Tiger cut a forlorn figure, all on his lonesome in his super-cool shades, a must-have accessory to be able to peer through the Glamorgan gloom.