Telescope bag. An adjustable traveling bag consisting of two cases, the larger slipping over the other.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Tel`e*scop"ic*al(?), } a. [Cf. F. tlescopique.] 1. Of or pertaining to a telescope; performed by a telescope.
2. Seen or discoverable only by a telescope; as,
3. Able to discern objects at a distance; farseeing; far-reaching; as, a
4. Having the power of extension by joints sliding one within another, like the tube of a small telescope or a spyglass; especially
(Mach.), constructed of concentric tubes, either stationary, as in the telescopic boiler, or movable, as in the telescopic chimney of a war vessel, which may be put out of sight by being lowered endwise.
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