Telengiscope Te*len"gi*scope, n. [Gr. th^le far + ? near + -scope.] (Optics) An instrument of such focal length that it may be used as an observing telescope for objects close at hand or as a long-focused microscope. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • telescope — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. glass, field glass, spyglass. v. collapse, fold; [fore]shorten, condense, abridge. See optical instruments, distance. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. field glasses, binoculars, opera glass, glass, optical… …   English dictionary for students

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