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REFRACTING TELESCOPE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does refracting telescope mean? 

REFRACTING TELESCOPE (noun)
  The noun REFRACTING TELESCOPE has 1 sense:

1. optical telescope that has a large convex lens that produces an image that is viewed through the eyepiece

  Familiarity information: REFRACTING TELESCOPE used as a noun is very rare.


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REFRACTING TELESCOPE (noun)


Sense 1refracting telescope [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Optical telescope that has a large convex lens that produces an image that is viewed through the eyepiece

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("refracting telescope" is a kind of...):

optical telescope (an astronomical telescope designed to collect and record light from cosmic sources)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "refracting telescope"):

field glass; glass; spyglass (a small refracting telescope)

Galilean telescope (a type of refracting telescope that is no longer used in astronomy)


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