Meaning of TELESCOPE in English


vt to cause to come into collision, so as to telescope.

2. telescope ·noun an optical instrument used in viewing distant objects, as the heavenly bodies.

3. telescope ·add. ·adj 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.

4. telescope ·adj 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.

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