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Adjective: telescoped  'te-li,skowpt
  1. Shortened by or as if by means of parts that slide one within another or are crushed one into another
    "years that seemed telescoped like time in a dream"; "a miracle that anyone survived in the telescoped cars";
    - shortened
Verb: telescope  'te-li,skowp
  1. Crush together or collapse
    "In the accident, the cars telescoped"; "my hiking sticks telescope and can be put into the backpack"
     
  2. Make smaller or shorter
    "the novel was telescoped into a short play"

See also: short

Type of: concentrate, condense, crush, digest, distil [Brit], distill [N. Amer], mash, squash, squeeze, squelch

Encyclopedia: Telescope, extremely large