télescopique

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From télescope +‎ -ique. The second sense is a semantic loan from English telescopic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

télescopique (plural télescopiques)

  1. telescopic (pertaining to, or carried out by means of, a telescope)
  2. telescopic (able to be extended or retracted by the use of parts that slide over one another)
    matraque télescopiquetelescopic baton, expandable baton

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