Definition of Telescopes

1. Noun. (plural of telescope) ¹



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Definition of Telescopes

1. telescope [v] - See also: telescope

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Telescopes

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Literary usage of Telescopes

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1. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1905)
"There are two main kinds of telescopes, each with its fundamental advantages and ... The definition of refracting telescopes is usually superior, ..."

2. The Recent Progress of Astronomy: Especially in the United States by Elias Loomis (1856)
"Mr. Holcomb has sold five telescopes of his first size, and as many of the second, with a much larger number of the smaller sizes. ..."

3. The Recent Progress of Astronomy: Especially in the United States by Elias Loomis (1850)
"The experiments which have been made in this country in the manufacture of refracting telescopes, may be divided into two classes; namely, those which have ..."

4. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1832)
"On the Power of penetrating into Space by Telescopes; with a comparative Determination of the Extent of that Power in natural Vision, and in Telescopes of ..."

5. A Treatise on Optics by David Brewster (1831)
"Common telescopes, indeed, may be considerably improved by applying coloured glasses, ... On the Improvement of imperfectly achromatic Telescopes. (220. ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In these very long telescopes no tube was employed, and they were consequently :.:rmed aerial telescope┬╗. Huygens contrived some ingenious ..."

7. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text Book, for the Use by Denison Olmsted (1832)
"Professor Barlow, of the Military Academy of Woolwich, has recently made several telescopes on this principle, the last of which had an aperture of 7.8 ..."

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