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Synonyms for telescope
ˈtɛl əˌskoʊp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. telescope, scope(verb)

    a magnifier of images of distant objects

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

  2. telescope(verb)

    crush together or collapse

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

  3. telescope(verb)

    make smaller or shorter

    "the novel was telescoped into a short play"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. telescope(n.)

    Synonyms:
    spy-glass

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    binoculars, telescopes, periscope

How to pronounce telescope?

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How to use telescope in a sentence?

  1. Fernando Camilo:

    We didn't expect to use our telescope so early in the game, it's not even optimized, but to turn it to the centre of the galaxy and obtain these stunning images, the best in the world, tells you you've done something right, better than right.

  2. Susan Scott:

    About 900 million years ago, this black hole ate a very dense star, known as a neutron star, like Pac-man -- possibly snuffing out the star instantly, the ANU SkyMapper Telescope responded to the detection alert and scanned the entire likely region of space where the event occurred, but we've not found any visual confirmation.

  3. Maldivian Home Minister Umar Naseer:

    There's a clear connection between the three. There could be further attacks planned. We're verifying the sniper's background, though a sniffer rifle hasn't yet been found, police have recovered a telescope and bullet used in such rifles. It's now established that the suspect knew that his target was the president. Investigations have confirmed that there was a planned sniper attack on the president.

  4. Freek Roelofs:

    There are lots of advantages to using satellites instead of permanent radio telescopes on Earth, as with the Event Horizon Telescope( EHT), in space, you can make observations at higher radio frequencies, because the frequencies from Earth are filtered out by the atmosphere.

  5. Zoltan Levay:

    All the (Hubble) observations are planned here, we get all of the science data from the telescope and provide that data to the astronomers around the world.


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