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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Shortened by or as if by means of parts that slide one within another or are crushed one into another.

Usage examples (39)
  • A miracle that anyone survived in the telescoped cars
  • Verb (used with object) : to telescope the events of five hundred years into one history lecture
  • Of course I have 'telescoped' my comments, necessarily leaving out a lot.
  • As Whiting phrases it, he has "telescoped" the sonata form. for more
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