Definition of Telescope. Meaning of Telescope. Synonyms of Telescope

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Definition of Telescope

Telescope
Telescope Tel"e*scope (t[e^]l"[-e]*sk[=o]p), a. Capable of being extended or compacted, like a telescope, by the sliding of joints or parts one within the other; telescopic; as, a telescope bag; telescope table, etc.
Telescope
Telescope Tel"e*scope, a. [imp. & p. p. Telescoped; p. pr. & vb. n. Telescoping.] To slide or pass one within another, after the manner of the sections of a small telescope or spyglass; to come into collision, as railway cars, in such a manner that one runs into another. [Recent]
Telescope
Telescope Tel"e*scope, v. t. To cause to come into collision, so as to telescope. [Recent]

Meaning of Telescope from wikipedia

- A telescope is an optical instrument using lenses, curved mirrors, or a combination of both to observe distant objects, or various devices used to observe...
- The Hubble Space Telescope (often referred to as HST or Hubble) is a space telescope that was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990 and remains in operation...
- The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST or "Webb") is a space telescope that is planned to succeed the Hubble Space Telescope as NASA's flagship astrophysics...
- The history of the telescope can be traced to before the invention of the earliest known telescope, which appeared in 1608 in the Netherlands, when a...
- A refracting telescope (also called a refractor) is a type of optical telescope that uses a lens as its objective to form an image (also referred to a...
- A reflecting telescope (also called a reflector) is a telescope that uses a single or a combination of curved mirrors that reflect light and form an image...
- radio telescope is a specialized antenna and radio receiver used to detect radio waves from astronomical radio sources in the sky. Radio telescopes are...
- The Telescopes are an English noise, space rock, dream pop and psychedelic band, formed in 1987 by Stephen Lawrie, that drew influence from artists such...
- A telescope is an instrument designed for the observation of remote objects. Telescope(s) also may refer to: The Telescopes, a British psychedelic band...
- A space telescope or space observatory is a telescope located in outer space to observe distant planets, galaxies and other astronomical objects. Space...
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