Definition of Telescoped

1. Adjective. Shortened by or as if by means of parts that slide one within another or are crushed one into another. "Years that seemed telescoped like time in a dream"

Exact synonyms: Shortened
Similar to: Short



Definition of Telescoped

1. Verb. (past of telescope) ¹

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Definition of Telescoped

1. telescope [v] - See also: telescope

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Telescoped

telergy
telerobot
telerobotic
telerobotics
telerobots
teleroentgenography
teleroentgentherapy
telerythin
teles
telesale
telesales
telesatellite
telesatellites
telescope
telescope sight
telescoped (current term)
telescopefish
telescopefishes
telescopes
telescopic
telescopic denture
telescopic sight
telescopic spectacles
telescopic star
telescopical
telescopically
telescopies
telescoping
telescopist
telescopists

Literary usage of Telescoped

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1. Special Report by the Massachusetts Board of Railroad Commissioners to the by Board of Railroad Commissioners, Massachusetts (1887)
"... those two cars that went down the bank, when those other cars were derailed and telescoped, those two cars shot the other way and went over the wall. ..."

2. Business English Projects by Walter Wilbur Hatfield (1921)
"telescoped Sentences. Failure to mark off a sentence from the one next to it is quite as confusing and annoying to the reader as is the failure to complete ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"An eye, as of a gastropod, which may be telescoped, or withdrawn and protruded. telescope-fly (tel'e-skop-fll), n. A two-winged stalk-eyed insect. ..."

4. Miller's Trussed Platforms, Compression Buffers and Automatic Couplers: The by E. Miller (1873)
"The baggage car and first coach telescoped, took fire and were entirely ... The trains struck very; lightly, and yet two cars were telescoped in the west ..."

5. The Gas Record (1918)
"3—Three Sections of Casing telescoped. over 34000 pounds—dropped 200 feet ... The three sections on the bottom were telescoped—one inside and one outside. ..."

6. Short Stories in the Making: A Writers' and Students' Introduction to the by Robert Wilson Neal (1914)
"The mule's kick in the telescoped version is the result only of sudden anger and passionate impulse. In this instance, then, the form with falling action ..."

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