a lens constructed so as to produce a relatively large image with a focal length shorter than that required by an ordinary lens producing an image of the same size: used to photograph small or distant objects.
a compound camera lens in which the focal length is greater than that of a simple lens of the same dimensions and thus produces a magnified image of a distant object See also zoom lens
[tel-uh-foh-tom-i-ter] /ˌtɛl ə foʊˈtɒm ɪ tər/ noun 1. an instrument for measuring the amount of light emanating from a distant object.
noun, Parapsychology. 1. a hypothetical emanation from the body of a medium that serves as the means for telekinesis.
noun 1. a play written or adapted for broadcast on television.
noun 1. a system providing a place where a cordless telephone can be connected to a telephone network a place where a cordless telephone can be connected to a telephone network