It is true that this process may be telescoped through the operation of the word-habit.
"Lima" Bean's ribs were telescoped, and there wasn't a good shin in the house.
The train was telescoped, and many passengers were terribly hurt.
What they stand for is telescoped, as it were, into what they are.
In some instances the cartilage is “telescoped” into the crushed end of the bone.
So Browning's characters all have the Browning abundance of telescoped metaphor.
Time had telescoped and he was back again in the early eighties.
His silk hat had been telescoped in the process of smacking a Frenchman's eye.
Suppose two such globes of energy, covered with dust, were to be telescoped or attached together, would you marvel at the fact?
A narrow planking ran along each side of the telescoped boxes, and upon these frail foundations we stood to view the sluicing.