- vt. 压缩；使套叠
- vi. 套叠；变短
- n. 望远镜；缩叠式旅行袋
CET4 TEM4 考 研 TOEFL CET6
1、tele- + -scope.
2、"to force together one inside the other" (like the sliding tubes of some telescopes).
- telescope (n.)
- 1640s, from Italian telescopio (Galileo, 1611), and Modern Latin telescopium (Kepler, 1613), both from Greek teleskopos "far-seeing," from tele- "far" (see tele-) + -skopos "watcher" (see scope (n.1)). Said to have been coined by Prince Cesi, founder and head of the Roman Academy of the Lincei (Galileo was a member). Used in English in Latin form from 1619.
- telescope (v.)
- "to force together one inside the other" (like the sliding tubes of some telescopes), 1867, from telescope (n.). Related: Telescoped; telescoping.
- 1. Mars was visible, dead in the centre of the telescope.
- 2. Like a telescope it has a curved mirror to collect the sunlight.
- 3. The space telescope has taken the clearest pictures ever of Pluto.
- 4. to look at the stars through a telescope
- 5. With a telescope you can see the huge crater of Ve - suvius.
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