telescope

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telescope(
teh
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lih
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skop
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (optical instrument)
a. el telescopio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Carlos likes to look at the surface of the moon through his telescope.A Carlos le gusta mirar la superficie de la luna con su telescopio.
b. el catalejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The sailor spied land through his telescope.El marinero divisó tierra por el catalejo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to reduce in size)
a. plegarse
My car's steering wheel can telescope.El volante de mi carro se puede plegar.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to reduce in size)
a. resumir
They telescoped the trilogy into one movie.Resumieron la trilogía en una sola película.
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telescope
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el telescopio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (nautical)
a. el catalejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
a. plegarse (como un telescopio)
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telescope [ˈtelɪskəʊp]
noun
telescopio (m)
intransitive verb
[+aerial, umbrella] plegarse
The astronauts used a 39-foot telescoping boom to break the jam
transitive verb
abatir; plegar
The astronauts managed to free the snag by telescoping the boom in towards them
to telescope A into B meter A dentro de B
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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