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refracting telescope


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A telescope in which light from an object is gathered and focused by lenses, with the resulting image magnified by the eyepiece.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A telescope which produces a magnified image by refracting light through a series of lenses housed in a tube, with a light-gathering objective lens at one end and an eyepiece at the other.

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

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


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