The telescoping of long names leads to trouble among the ignorant.
The whole of the above is a typical case of what I have called the telescoping action of memory.
It consists of a prism mounted on a telescoping leg which may be fastened to the drawing-board.
A sheet-iron tent stove with bottom and telescoping pipe will make the tent warm and snug.
His metal cane was in reality an extension rod, not unlike a telescoping fishing-rod.
The wind-shield standard contained a collapsible mast, like the telescoping cane he held in his hand.
Any good screw top can—or better still, two telescoping tubes—is infinitely better.
He leaned forward now, and began to speak with a jerky, almost incoherent haste, telescoping his words.
He had not had any legs for a good many minutes; the telescoping process is numbing in the extreme.
Nothing of this sort has yet been worked out on a practical scale, but many have been the suggestions for “telescoping wings.”