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ˌtɛl əˈskɒp ɪktele·scop·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. telescopic(adj)

    visible only with a telescope

    "a bright star with a telescopic companion"

  2. telescopic(adj)

    capable of discerning distant objects

    "a telescopic eye"; "telescopic vision"

  3. telescopic(adj)

    having parts that slide one within another

    "a telescopic antenna"; "a telescopic drinking cup"


  1. telescopic(Adjective)

    of, relating to, obtained with, or observable using a telescope

  2. telescopic(Adjective)

    capable of seeing distant objects

  3. telescopic(Adjective)

    capable of being extended or compressed by the use of parts that slide over one another

  4. telescopic(Adjective)

    Seen or discoverable only by means of a telescope.

    telescopic stars

Webster Dictionary

  1. Telescopic(adj)

    alt. of Telescopical


  1. Telescopic

    Telescopic is the second album by Edith Frost, released on October 20, 1998 through Drag City.

Editors Contribution

  1. telescopic

    Having or consisting of tubular sections that can extend in each direction if needed.

    An example of this is a telescopic clothes line prop that extends in each direction to change according to the height of the clothes line.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on August 5, 2015  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of telescopic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of telescopic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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