of, relating to, or of the nature of a telescope.
capable of magnifying distant objects:
a telescopic lens.
obtained by means of a telescope:
a telescopic view of the moon.
seen by a telescope; visible only through a telescope.
capable of viewing objects from a distance; farseeing:
a telescopic eye.
consisting of parts that slide one within another like the tubes of a jointed telescope and are thus capable of being extended or shortened.
of or relating to a telescope
seen through or obtained by means of a telescope
visible only with the aid of a telescope
able to see far
having or consisting of parts that telescope: a telescopic umbrella
noun 1. an optical instrument for making distant objects appear larger and therefore nearer. One of the two principal forms (refracting telescope) consists essentially of an objective lens set into one end of a tube and an adjustable eyepiece or combination of lenses set into the other end of a tube that slides into the […]
noun, genitive Telescopii [tel-uh-skoh-pee-ahy] /ˌtɛl əˈskoʊ piˌaɪ/ (Show IPA). Astronomy. 1. the Telescope, a small southern constellation between Ara and Corona Austrinus. noun (Latin genitive) Telescopii (ˌtɛlɪˈskəʊpɪˌaɪ) 1. an inconspicuous constellation in the S hemisphere, close to Sagittarius and Ara
noun 1. the use of the telescope. 2. telescopic investigation. noun 1. the branch of astronomy concerned with the use and design of telescopes
noun 1. a television, screen, especially a large one suitable for viewing by large numbers of people.