spec-, spic-, spect-, spectat-, spectro- -spectr, -spectful, -spection, -spective

(Latin: to see, seeing; to look at, looking at; sight, to appear, appearing; to behold, to examine, examining)

kaleidoscope (s) (noun), kaleidoscopes (pl)
1. An optical toy consisting of a cylinder with mirrors and colored shapes inside that create shifting symmetrical patterns when the end is rotated.
2. A complex set of events or circumstances.
3. From early 19th century, Greek kalos, "beautiful" + eidos, "form"; + scope, "see".
1. An optical instrument that uses a lens, or a combination of lenses, to produce magnified images of small objects, especially of objects too small to be seen by the unaided eye.
2. An instrument; such as, an electron microscope, that uses electronic or other processes to magnify objects.
3. A device that uses a lens or system of lenses to produce a greatly magnified image of an object.

An optical microscope uses transmitted or reflected light to obtain the image. An electron microscope uses a beam of electrons and a system of electron-focusing lenses to obtain images.

Misericordia non causam, sed fortunam spectat.
Translation: Compassion takes care of sufferings, it does not ask for their cause.

Motto of German Emperor Rupprecht of Palatinate (1400-1410).

Penetratingly discerning, perceptive, or astute; perspicaciousness.
1. Keenness of sight; clearness of understanding or insight; penetration, discernment.
2. Acuteness of discernment or perception.
1. Clearly expressed or presented; easy to understand.
2. Being clear and comprehensible or clearly expressed and therefore easily understood.
prime suspect (s) (noun), prime suspects (pl)
Someone who is believed to be guilty of committing a criminal act: Matilda's cousin is the prime suspect in the robbery of a man who was walking in the park.
Someone who is thought to be a criminal.
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Cross references of word families that are related directly, or indirectly, to: "appear, visible, visual, manifest, show, see, reveal, look": blep-; delo-; demonstra-; opt-; -orama; pare-; phanero-; phant-; pheno-; scopo-; vela-, veal-; video-, visuo-.