TELESCOPE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TELESCOPE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
telescope
 n.  a magnifier of images of distant objects
Classic Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  He was remotely interested; but like a man looking down a microscope, or up a telescope.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 2
2  She lifted her left hand, which held a closed telescope.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
3  At last she gave up her spying attitude, closed the telescope, and turned to the decaying embers.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
4  She threw away the stick, took the glass in her hand, the telescope under her arm, and moved on.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
5  When he was gone Eustacia, leaving her telescope and hourglass by the gate, brushed forward from the wicket towards the angle of the bank, under the fire.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
6  She saw from a distance that the captain was on the bank sweeping the horizon with his telescope; and bidding Venn to wait where he stood she entered the house alone.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 7 A Coalition between Beauty and Oddness
7  The day was fine and clear; and the persons not being more than half a mile off she could see their every detail with the telescope.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 5 An Old Move Inadvertently Repeated
8  I see him every day through my telescope upon the roof.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
9  The telescope, a formidable instrument mounted upon a tripod, stood upon the flat leads of the house.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
10  The old gentleman with the telescope, no doubt.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 12. Death on the Moor
11  Franz adjusted his telescope, and directed it towards the yacht.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 32. The Waking.
12  Then, without taking his eyes from the object which had first attracted his attention, he asked for his telescope.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 77. Haidee.
13  She contentedly lugged her pasteboard telescope from the station to her cousin, Tina Malmquist, maid of all work in the residence of Mrs. Luke Dawson.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
14  In front is a leather rack, in which to keep your speaking trumpet, pipe, telescope, and other nautical conveniences.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
15  At a mute sign from him, a telescope was handed him which he rested on the back of a happy page who had run up to him, and he gazed at the opposite bank.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER II
Example Sentence:
1  Philip spent his first day in Denver to orient the telescope toward the moon.
2  He polished the convex lens of his telescope.
3  She was amazed at the number of astral bodies the new telescope revealed.
4  The telescope was pointing in the wrong direction.
5  Love looks with telescope; envy with microscope.
6  Details on the moon's surface can only be seen through a telescope.
7  More powerful telescopes than Kepler will be needed to fish out more detail about whether the extrasolar planets do indeed have water.
8  Another scientist might have proposed a modification in the optical theory governing the operation of the telescopes used in the investigation.