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1. telescope

verb. ['ˈtɛləˌskoʊp'] crush together or collapse.

Synonyms

  • squeeze
  • mash
  • crush
  • squelch

Antonyms

  • expand
  • increase
  • decentralise
  • deconcentrate

Etymology

  • -scope (English)
  • σκοπέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • tele- (English)
  • τῆλε (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Optical Telescope

Example sentences of the word optical-telescope


1. Noun Phrase
One of the most obvious disadvantages of optical telescopes is having to wait on the weather.

2. Noun Phrase
One of the greatest advantages of optical telescopes is their availability to the general public.

3. Noun Phrase
Casual stargazers use optical telescopes to view the universe up close.

4. Noun Phrase
An optical telescope can provide many years of enjoyment for your entire family.

2. telescope

noun. ['ˈtɛləˌskoʊp'] a magnifier of images of distant objects.

Synonyms

  • view finder
  • optical prism
  • transit instrument
  • equatorial
  • collimator
  • viewfinder
  • magnifier
  • aperture
  • finder
  • astronomical telescope
  • prism
  • scope

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • undercharge
  • decompress
  • decompression

Etymology

  • -scope (English)
  • σκοπέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • tele- (English)
  • τῆλε (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. telescope

verb. ['ˈtɛləˌskoʊp'] make smaller or shorter.

Synonyms

  • concentrate
  • digest

Antonyms

  • pull
  • gain
  • lose

Etymology

  • -scope (English)
  • σκοπέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • tele- (English)
  • τῆλε (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. optical

adjective. ['ˈɑːptɪkəl'] relating to or using sight.

Synonyms

  • visual
  • ocular

Antonyms

  • invisible

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • optic (English)
  • opticus (Latin)

5. optical

adjective. ['ˈɑːptɪkəl'] of or relating to or resembling the eye.

Synonyms

  • opthalmic
  • ocular

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • optic (English)
  • opticus (Latin)
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