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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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Rhymes with Refracting Telescope

Sentences with refracting-telescope


1. Noun Phrase
The Bushnell 565 telescope is a refracting telescope that uses convex lenses to collect light and magnify the image.

2. Noun Phrase
In a refracting telescope, the objective lens is the first lens the light passes through.

3. Noun Phrase
Learn to operate your refracting telescope correctly to take advantage of its superior optical capabilities.

4. Noun Phrase
These refracting telescopes use the same technology Galileo used to study the stars.

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))
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