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1 telescope /ˈtɛləˌskoʊp/ noun
plural telescopes
1 telescope
/ˈtɛləˌskoʊp/
noun
plural telescopes
Learner's definition of TELESCOPE
[count]
: a device shaped like a long tube that you look through in order to see things that are far away
see also radio telescope
2 telescope /ˈtɛləˌskoʊp/ verb
telescopes; telescoped; telescoping
2 telescope
/ˈtɛləˌskoʊp/
verb
telescopes; telescoped; telescoping
Learner's definition of TELESCOPE
[no object] : to become shorter by having one section slide inside another somewhat larger section
[+ object] : to make (something) shorter in length or time often + into
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