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tel·e·scop·ic

 (tĕl′ĭ-skŏp′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a telescope.
2. Seen or obtained by means of a telescope: telescopic data.
3. Visible only by means of a telescope: a bright star with a telescopic companion.
4. Capable of discerning distant objects: telescopic vision.
5. Extensible or compressible by or as if by the sliding of overlapping sections.


tel′e·scop′i·cal·ly adv.

telescopic

(ˌtɛlɪˈskɒpɪk)
adj
1. (Astronomy) of or relating to a telescope
2. (Astronomy) seen through or obtained by means of a telescope
3. (Astronomy) visible only with the aid of a telescope
4. able to see far
5. having or consisting of parts that telescope: a telescopic umbrella.
ˌteleˈscopically adv

tel•e•scop•ic

(ˌtɛl əˈskɒp ɪk)

also tel`e•scop′i•cal,



adj.
1. pertaining to or of the nature of a telescope.
2. capable of magnifying distant objects.
3. obtained by means of a telescope: a telescopic view of the moon.
4. visible only through a telescope.
5. capable of viewing objects from a distance; farseeing: a telescopic eye.
6. (of an object) constructed of parts that slide one within another and permit lengthening or shortening.
[1695–1705]
tel`e•scop′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.telescopic - visible only with a telescope; "a bright star with a telescopic companion"
seeable, visible - capable of being seen; or open to easy view; "a visible object"; "visible stars"; "mountains visible in the distance"; "a visible change of expression"; "visible files"
2.telescopic - capable of discerning distant objects; "a telescopic eye"; "telescopic vision"
farsighted, presbyopic - able to see distant objects clearly
3.telescopic - having parts that slide one within another; "a telescopic antenna"; "a telescopic drinking cup"
collapsable, collapsible - capable of collapsing or being collapsed; "a collapsible boat"
Translations
تِلِسْكوبي: مِرْقَبيمُتَداخِل الأجْزاء
teleskopickýzasouvací
összetolhatóteleszkópos
samsettur, útdraganlegursjónauka-
teleskopickýzasúvací
iç içe geçenteleskobikteleskopla ilgili

telescopic

[ˌtelɪsˈkɒpɪk]
A. ADJtelescópico
B. CPD telescopic lens Nteleobjetivo m
telescopic sight Nmira f telescópica, visor m telescópico
telescopic umbrella Nparaguas m plegable

telescopic

[ˌtɛlɪˈskɒpɪk] adj
[umbrella] → télescopique; [ladder, aerial] → télescopique telescopic sighttelescopic lens ntéléobjectif mtelescopic sight nlunette f
a sporting rifle fitted with a telescopic sight → un fusil de sport à lunette

telescopic

adj aerial etcausziehbar, zusammenschiebbar; viewteleskopisch; telescopic armTeleskoparm m

telescopic

:
telescopic lens
nFernrohrlinse f
telescopic sight
nZielfernrohr nt
telescopic umbrella
nTaschenschirm m, → Knirps® m

telescopic

[ˌtɛlɪsˈkɒpɪk] adjtelescopico/a; (umbrella) → pieghevole

telescope

(ˈteliskəup) noun
a kind of tube containing lenses through which distant objects appear closer. He looked at the ship through his telescope.
verb
to push or be pushed together so that one part slides inside another, like the parts of a closing telescope. The crash telescoped the railway coaches.
ˌteleˈscopic (-ˈsko-) adjective
1. of, like, or containing, a telescope. a telescopic sight on a rifle.
2. made in parts which can slide inside each other. a telescopic radio aerial.
teletext (ˈteliˌtekst) noun
a system of TV broadcasts of text only, providing all sorts of information eg weather forecasts, train timetables, news reports, jokes and lottery results.
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