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“… is you put a telescope in the bladder …”

meanings of telescope


  1. To slide or pass one within another, after the manner of the sections of a small telescope or spyglass.
  2. To extend or contract in the manner of a telescope.
  3. To come into collision, as railway cars, in such a manner that one runs into another.


  1. A monocular optical instrument that magnifies distant objects, especially in astronomy.
  2. Any instrument used in astronomy for observing distant objects (such as a radio telescope).

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