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American English: /ˈtɛləˌskoʊp/
British English: /ˈtɛlɪskəʊp/

Translation of telescope in Spanish:


transitive verb

  • (book/report/events)
    the cars were telescoped (together) in the accident
    en el accidente los coches quedaron incrustados unos en los otros
    Example sentences
    • Furthermore, I feel it is perfectly legitimate, in the interests of creating a good drama, to telescope events or create symbolic scenes.
    • At the risk of unduly telescoping or compressing modern Malaysian history, just two political turning-points will now be identified.
    • Their budding relationship and accumulating discoveries, crudely telescoped in this screenplay, unfold in laborious parallel with the flashback 19 th-century affair.

intransitive verb

  • (umbrella/tripod)
    plegarse (como un telescopio)
    Example sentences
    • They are produced in sections that can be telescoped for portability.
    • The chairs telescope into each other so that large numbers can be transported with ease.
    • The doubler plate is very securely riveted to the boiler barrel but close inspection shows that water has been leaking for some time and has cause serious external corrosion of the outer surface of the barrel - particularly where the two barrel sections telescope into each other.
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