Adjective: telescoped 'te-li,skowpt
Verb: telescope 'te-li,skowp
- 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";
- Crush together or collapse
"In the accident, the cars telescoped"; "my hiking sticks telescope and can be put into the backpack"
- 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 Telescope, extremely large