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One of the best scenes takes place near a vast radio telescope. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A small telescope will show the main belts and the great red spot that has been looking diminished and faded for some time. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Use telescopes to look at the night sky. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They have a telescope in one eye and a microscope in the other. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)The array of large telescopes is "listening "carefully to the universe. Christianity Today (2000)Actors looking like boffins seemed to be doing eccentric things with telescopes and other instruments. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The case for optical telescopes is less certain. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We were in the dish of a disused radio telescope. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The same small telescope will also show the four brightest moons as they orbit around the planet. Times, Sunday Times (2011)On the flat roof of the house is a dome enclosing a large telescope. Times, Sunday Times (2013)European funding to design a massive international radio telescope. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is holding it up in such a way that he seems to be looking through a telescope. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The men are sitting at the huge kitchen window and taking it in turns to look through a telescope. Times, Sunday Times (2011) One is that telescope sales went up by 500 per cent. The Sun (2013)It will be 15 times more powerful than any optical telescope. The Sun (2014)As a result, it is too faint for all but the largest of telescopes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There then remains quite a great height still, so that it is necessary to use a telescope. EMPIRES OF THE PLAIN: Henry Rawlinson and the Lost Languages of Babylon (2003)The unmanned Impact probe is aiming telescope at five stars are known to have gas planets circling them. The Sun (2008)To get detail as fine as that from an optical instrument, radio telescopes therefore have to be much larger. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We will use massive telescopes to bring viewers footage of the planets and also direct them to things they can view outside with the naked eye. The Sun (2011)THERE will be more space telescopes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A space telescope will be launched in ten or 11 years to look for clues. The Sun (2011)He pointed his garden telescope to one star and asked me how far away I thought it was. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The complete surface of the Sun was being captured in an image for the first time early today by a pair of orbiting space telescopes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Then there are the roads, which are as smooth as the glass they used to make the Hubble telescope. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When he leaves go of his hat to use his telescope, his hat flies off, with immense applause. Vanity Fair (1837)
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Translations for 'telescope'
British English: telescope /ˈtɛlɪˌskəʊp/ NOUN
A telescope is an instrument shaped like a tube. It has lenses inside it that make distant things seem larger and nearer when you look through it.
- American English: telescope
- Arabic: تليسكوب
- Brazilian Portuguese: telescópio
- Chinese: 望远镜
- Croatian: teleskop
- Czech: dalekohled hvězdářský
- Danish: teleskop
- Dutch: telescoop
- European Spanish: telescopio
- Finnish: kaukoputki
- French: télescope
- German: Teleskop
- Greek: τηλεσκόπιο
- Italian: telescopio
- Japanese: 望遠鏡
- Korean: 망원경
- Norwegian: teleskop
- Polish: teleskop
- European Portuguese: telescópio
- Romanian: telescop
- Russian: телескоп
- Spanish: telescopio
- Swedish: teleskop
- Thai: กล้องส่องทางไกล
- Turkish: teleskop
- Ukrainian: телескоп
- Vietnamese: kính viễn vọng
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