Telescopic

Definition of Telescopic

Tel`e`scop´ic
a.1.Of or pertaining to a telescope; performed by a telescope.
2.Seen or discoverable only by a telescope; as, telescopic stars.
3.Able to discern objects at a distance; farseeing; far-reaching; as, a telescopic eye; telescopic vision.
4.(Mach.) Having the power of extension by joints sliding one within another, like the tube of a small telescope or a spyglass; especially (Mach.), constructed of concentric tubes, either stationary, as in the telescopic boiler, or movable, as in the telescopic chimney of a war vessel, which may be put out of sight by being lowered endwise.

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