Translation of telescope in Spanish:

telescope

Pronunciation: /ˈteləskəʊp; ˈtelɪskəʊp/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [book/report/events] resumir, abreviar the cars were telescoped (together) in the accident en el accidente los coches quedaron incrustados unos en los otros

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [umbrella/tripod] plegarse* ([ como un telescopio ])

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