instrument for analysing radiation omitted by distant bodies

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  • Telespectroscope — Tel e*spec tro*scope, n. [Gr. ? far off + E. spectroscope.] (Astron.) A spectroscope arranged to be attached to a telescope for observation of distant objects, as the sun or stars. Lockyer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • telespectroscope — [tel΄ə spek′trə skōp΄] n. an instrument combining a telescope and a spectroscope, for producing the spectra of stars * * * …   Universalium

  • telespectroscope — [tel΄ə spek′trə skōp΄] n. an instrument combining a telescope and a spectroscope, for producing the spectra of stars …   English World dictionary

  • telespectroscope — /tel i spekˈtrə skōp/ noun A combination of a telescope and a spectroscope, used for observing and analysing the radiation given off by celestial objects ORIGIN: ↑tele (1), and ↑spectroscope …   Useful english dictionary

  • telespectroscope — /tɛliˈspɛktrəskoʊp/ (say telee spektruhskohp) noun an instrument for analysing the spectra of astronomical bodies, consisting of a telescope attached to a spectroscope. {tele 1 + spectroscope} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Angelo Secchi — Infobox Scientist name = Angelo Secchi box width = image width =150px caption = Angelo Secchi birth date = 29 June 1818 birth place = Reggio Emilia death date = 26 February 1878 death place = residence = Rome citizenship = nationality = Italian… …   Wikipedia

  • Angelo Secchi —     Angelo Secchi     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Angelo Secchi     Astronomer, b. at Reggio in Emilia, Italy, 18 June, 1818; d. 26 Feb., 1878. He was the son of a joiner, Antonio Secchi. His mother (née Luise Belgieri), a practical middle class… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • télé- — 1. télé ♦ Élément, du gr. têle « loin », signifiant « au loin, à distance » : télévision, téléphone, télégramme. télé 2. télé ♦ Élément, de télévision, signifiant « de télévision, par télévision » : télédiffusion, téléfilm, télévente. télé 3.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • telescope — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. glass, field glass, spyglass. v. collapse, fold; [fore]shorten, condense, abridge. See optical instruments, distance. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. field glasses, binoculars, opera glass, glass, optical… …   English dictionary for students

  • Scientific Instruments — Have you ever been in the middle of a class lecture, medical examination or episode of Star Trek only to realise suddenly that you have no clue what all those gizmos, gadgets and other scientific instruments actually do? If so, your problems are… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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