Antonyms

1. reflecting

adjective. ['rəˈflɛktɪŋ, rɪˈflɛktɪŋ'] causing reflection or having a device that reflects.

Antonyms

  • thoughtless

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Example sentences of the word reflecting-telescope


1. Noun Phrase
Because reflecting telescopes use mirrors instead of lenses made from optical glass, they are less expensive to produce.

2. Noun Phrase
Originally, reflecting telescopes used mirrors coated with a silver surface, which tarnished in the open air.

3. Noun Phrase
In a reflecting telescope, the objective is the telescope's primary mirror.

4. Noun Phrase
This was known as a "reflecting telescope" and was significantly stronger than previous iterations of the instrument.

2. 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))

3. 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))

4. 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))
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