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Noun
The act of extending or contracting in the manner of a telescope
Noun
The process of abbreviating something
Verb
Present participle for condense or conflate so as to occupy less space or time
“Furthermore, I feel it is perfectly legitimate, in the interests of creating a good drama, to telescope events or create symbolic scenes.”
Verb
Present participle for to reduce in volume or size by constricting
Verb
(with reference to an object made of concentric tubular parts) Present participle for to slide or cause to slide into itself, so that it becomes smaller
“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.”
Verb
Present participle for to crush (a vehicle) by the force of an impact
“He remounted his motorcycle and paused momentarily to look down into the dried bed of the klong at the smoking telescoped vehicle there, as the hospital staff swarmed all over it.”
Verb
Present participle for to shorten something as if by cutting off part of it
Verb
Present participle for dehydrate, dry up
Verb
Present participle for become or make smaller in size or amount
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