from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The art or study of making and operating telescopes.

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  • n. The manufacture and use of telescopes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The art or practice of using or making telescopes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art of constructing or of using the telescope.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the art of making and using telescopes


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  • I am too far for touch, too near for Proustian telescopy.

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  • But in the 1970s, the double whammy of radio telescopy and a Mariner 10 flyby revealed a wealth of details needing names.

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  • Nor will the reader without reflection readily realize the enormous stride which was made in telescopy when the makers advanced from the twenty-seven-inch to the thirty-six-inch objective.

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  • NizßmÝ tells that Alexander invented the steel mirror, by which he means, of course, that improved reflectors were used for telescopy in the days of Archimedes, but not early enough to have assisted JßmshÝd, who belongs to the fabulous and unchronicled age.

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  • There are two projects currently in the works that will undoubtedly revolutionize space telescopy and yield extraordinary results once put into use: The James Webb Space Telescope and the Advanced Technology Large-Aperture Space Telescope.

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  • Despite their claims to hoodrich and the sound of coin on the beats, Pusha T and Malice painted a darker, raggedier telescopy of street-life, their lip-curled irony cutting devastatingly: on "Comedy Central", after describing shooting someone as "cock the gauge / Polkadot your braids," Malice raps, "I hate to think the dope game is my callin / 'Cause it got us singing lullabies to our fallen."

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  • Is blusterous, the of the oilman are somebody lovingly to see if all heated telescopy has gratefully been amphineura.

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  • Technology encompasses multi-spectrum telescopy overall and robotic space craft in particular in the solar system.

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