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telescopes, plural;
  1. Cause (an object made of concentric tubular parts) to slide into itself, so that it becomes smaller

  2. Be capable of sliding together in this way
    • - five steel sections that telescope into one another
  3. Crush (a vehicle) by the force of an impact

  4. Condense or conflate so as to occupy less space or time
    • - a way of telescoping many events into a relatively brief period
  1. An optical instrument designed to make distant objects appear nearer, containing an arrangement of lenses, or of curved mirrors and lenses, by which rays of light are collected and focused and the resulting image magnified

  1. a magnifier of images of distant objects
  2. crush together or collapse; "In the accident, the cars telescoped"; "my hiking sticks telescope and can be put into the backpack"
  3. make smaller or shorter; "the novel was telescoped into a short play"
  4. (telescopy) the art of making and using telescopes
  5. A telescope is an instrument designed to aid the observation of remote objects by collecting some form of electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light). The first known practical telescopes were invented in the Netherlands at the beginning of the 17th century. ...
  6. Telescope was a Canadian television series which aired on the CBC between 1963 and 1973.
  7. The Telescope was a magazine for amateur astronomers published between 1931 and 1941. The magazine was first published as a quarterly under the editorship of Harlan Stetson, director of the Perkins Observatory in Ohio. It featured popular articles about contemporary research. ...
  8. (Telescopes (EP)) Telescopes is an EP by Waking Ashland, released on February 8, 2006 in Japan through the band's Japanese record label Fabtone Records. The U.S. version, featuring different artwork, was released on June 13, 2006 through Immortal Records. ...
  9. (Telescoping (mechanics)) Telescoping in mechanics describes the movement of one part sliding out from another, lengthening an object (such as a telescope or the lift arm of an aerial work platform) from its rest state. In modern equipment, this is often done by hydraulics.
  10. (Telescoping (railway)) In a railway accident, telescoping occurs when the underframe of one vehicle overrides that of another, and smashes through the second vehicle's body. ...
  11. A monocular optical instrument possessing magnification for observing distant objects, especially in astronomy; Any instrument used in astronomy for observing distant objects (such as a radio telescope); To extend or contract in the manner of a telescope
  12. (Telescopes) may be prescription or nonprescription, are sometimes monocular (one eye), sometimes binocular (two eyes); lower powers may be mounted on eyeglasses; used to magnify and promote a better visual response by concentrating the image on a greater area of the eye; telescopic spectacles ...
  13. (Telescoping) Compressing of sound to fit a desired length; technique used in audition tapes and concert promos, editing.
  14. (Telescoping) Overlapping speeches. Used to build.
  15. (Telescoping) Transverse slipping of successive layers of a coil so that the edge of the coil is conical rather than flat.
  16. (Telescoping) A sideways sliding of the tape layers, one over the other, so that the roll looks like a funnel or telescope.
  17. (TELESCOPING) An advanced form of angle play, telescoping is the method where a goaltender where to move such that a) the net is effectively covered, and b) the distance travelled is minimized.
  18. (Telescoping) (1) Length-wise displacement of the membrane inside the RO element.  (2) Central product water tube and membrane envelopes are pushed outwardly and unravel as a consequence of high pressure drop and/or high cross-flow velocity.
  19. (Telescoping) A roll with misaligned sides due to improper tension while winding and/or lateral forces exerted on the roll.
  20. (Telescoping) Compacting from front to back and/or top to bottom to make the living unit smaller for towing and storage.
  21. (Telescoping) Instruction that entails less time than is normal (e. g., completing a one year course in one semester, or three years of middle school in two). Telescoping differs from curriculum compacting in that time saved from telescoping always results in advanced grade placement. ...
  22. (Telescoping) The deviation from flat of a roll of tickets or magnetic tape, where the center hub is displaced from the roll
  23. (Telescoping) The tendency of respondents (particularly in victim surveys) to move forward and report as having occurred events which actually took place before the reference period or time period being studied. ...
  24. (Telescoping) When the roll of tape slips from the core and is extending out one side and the outer wraps of tape go the other way. Usually caused by too much tension during rewind.
  25. (Telescoping) a phenomenon of maintaining the partial prosthesis through the friction that occurs between two metal surfaces;