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Synonyms for telescope
ˈtɛl əˌskoʊptele·scope

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. telescope, scopeverb

    a magnifier of images of distant objects

    Synonyms:
    reach, setting, range, cathode-ray oscilloscope, scope, ambit, background, compass, orbit, oscilloscope

  2. telescopeverb

    crush together or collapse

    "In the accident, the cars telescoped"; "my hiking sticks telescope and can be put into the backpack"

  3. telescopeverb

    make smaller or shorter

    "the novel was telescoped into a short play"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. telescopenoun

    Synonyms:
    spy-glass

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "telescope":

    binoculars, telescopes, periscope

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How to use telescope in a sentence?

  1. Ray Villard:

    They’ll be talking about Hubble 500 years from now, hubble is like our modern-day Copernicus. With the new higher-definition images, a whole new generation of people can intimately share the wonders of Hubble’s discoveries. It’s the people’s telescope.

  2. The National:

    Yellowstone regulations require visitors to stay 100 yards from black and grizzly bears at all times. The best defense is to stay a safe distance from bears and use binoculars, a telescope or telephoto lens to get a closer look.

  3. Patrick Hartigan in a statement:

    On the evening of closest approach on Dec( ember) 21 they will look like a double planet, separated by only 1/5th the diameter of the full Moon, for most telescope viewers, each planet and several of their largest moons will be visible in the same field of view that evening.

  4. Sean Dougherty:

    A team continues working at the observatory to keep vital telescope systems operational and ensure that we are ready to restart operations whenever that is feasible.

  5. Kiyoshi Masui:

    Digital signal processing is what makes CHIME able to reconstruct and' look' in thousands of directions simultaneously, that's what helps us detect FRBs a thousand times more often than a traditional telescope.

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