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scope out

1. To make a preliminary investigation, inspection, or analysis of something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "scope" and "out." We need to scope out some locations for the music video this weekend. Someone's gotta scope the joint out before we can hit it.
2. verb, slang To look with interest at someone who one finds attractive. A noun or pronoun can be used between "scope" and "out." He spent the whole date scoping out other girls, so, no, I don't think it went very well. There's some girl at the bar scoping you out, Chris—you should go over and talk to her.
See also: out, scope

scope (on) someone

Sl. to evaluate a member of the opposite sex visually. He scoped every girl who came in the door. He wouldn't like it if somebody scoped on him. Or would he?

scope someone or something out

Sl. to look someone or something over; to check someone or something out. Hey, scope the new car out! Dave was scoping out all the girls.
See also: out, scope

scope out

v.
To make a preliminary inspection of something: The crew scoped out possible locations for the movie. Before the thieves robbed the bank, they spent weeks scoping it out.
See also: out, scope

scope (on) someone

tv. & in. to evaluate a member of the opposite sex visually. He scoped every girl who came in the door.
See also: on, scope, someone

scope someone

verb
See also: scope, someone

scope someone out

tv. to look someone over; to check someone out. Dave was scoping out all the girls.
See also: out, scope, someone
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Approval to commence the scoping study should be complete by July 25, 2005, following a meeting by the Board of AIDEA.
6 million tonnes of measured and indicated resources (see Cash Minerals press release dated April 18, 2005 which discussed the Scoping Study prepared by Gary Stubblefield, P.
TSX VENTURE:PLL) ("Palladon") is pleased to announce it has completed a preliminary scoping study for the operation and development of the Comstock / Mountain Lion Iron Project, which Palladon has agreed to acquire with its joint venture partner, Western Utah Copper Company ("WUCC"), as previously announced in press releases of February 1 and 7, 2005.
Palladon has undertaken the preliminary scoping study to evaluate the project and guide in development decisions going forward.
The preliminary assessments in the scoping study are preliminary in nature, and include and are based upon inferred mineral resources that are currently considered too speculative geologically to have the economic considerations applied to them that would enable them to be categorized as mineral reserves, and there is no certainty that the preliminary assessments made in the study will be realized.
The preliminary scoping study evaluated the available historical data.