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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 Telescope

  • gastroscope
  • gyroscope
  • horoscope
  • interscope
  • kaleidoscope
  • marketscope
  • microscope
  • ophthalmoscope
  • oscilloscope
  • periscope
  • polariscope
  • stethoscope
  • worldscope

Sentences with telescope


1. Noun, singular or mass
However, Galileo Galilei was the first person to observe Saturn through a telescope in 1610.

Quotes about telescope


1. Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.
- Josh Billings

2. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.
- Dr. Seuss

3. I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, It's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, And that enables you to laugh at life's realities.
- Dr. Seuss

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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