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terrestrial telescope

noun
1.
a refracting telescope having inverting lenses or an eyepiece that presents an erect image.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15
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terrestrial telescope

noun
1.
a telescope for use on earth rather than for making astronomical observations. Such telescopes contain an additional lens or prism system to produce an erect image Compare astronomical telescope
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