Telescopy
Telescopy Te*les"co*py, n. The art or practice of using or making telescopes. [1913 Webster]

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  • telescopy — [tə les′kə pē] n. the art or practice of using a telescope telescopist n …   English World dictionary

  • telescopy — noun the art of making and using telescopes • Derivationally related forms: ↑telescopic • Hypernyms: ↑art, ↑artistry, ↑prowess * * * telescopist, n. /teuh les keuh pee/, n …   Useful english dictionary

  • telescopy — telescopist, n. /teuh les keuh pee/, n. 1. the use of the telescope. 2. telescopic investigation. [1860 65; TELESCOPE + Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • telescopy — noun The manufacture and use of telescopes …   Wiktionary

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  • telescopy — /təˈlɛskəpi/ (say tuh leskuhpee) noun 1. the use of the telescope. 2. telescopic investigation. –telescopist /təˈlɛskəpəst/ (say tuh leskuhpuhst), noun …   Australian English dictionary

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