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telescope
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 4
1. Capable of being extended or compacted, like a telescope, by the sliding of joints or parts one within the other; telescopic; as, a telescope bag; telescope table, etc.
2. To slide or pass one within another, after the manner of the sections of a small telescope or spyglass; to come into collision, as railway cars, in such a manner that one runs into another.
Part of Speech: noun
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To cause to come into collision, so as to telescope.
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