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What is another word for telescoping?

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The act of extending or contracting in the manner of a telescope
“The telescoping of the antenna allowed for better signal reception in remote areas.”
The process of abbreviating a text or written work
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Present participle for to condense or conflate so as to occupy less space or time
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“Furthermore, I feel it is perfectly legitimate, in the interests of creating a good drama, to telescope events or create symbolic scenes.”
Present participle for to crush or compact into a smaller size
“In design, the entire framing is so completely bound together that the most severe shock will tend to buckle the entire framing, but will render it impossible to telescope the car.”
Present participle for to slide or cause to slide into itself, so that it becomes smaller
“Water has been leaking for some time and has caused serious external corrosion of the outer surface of the barrel, particularly where the two barrel sections telescope into each other.”
Present participle for to reduce or shorten in extent or duration
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