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Lippershey

Lippersheim (ˈlɪpəsˌhaɪm)

/ (ˈlɪpəsˌhaɪ) /
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noun
Hans. died ?1619, Dutch lens grinder, who built the first telescope
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How to use Lippershey in a sentence

  • They refused the patent, and though the discovery was soon found of value, Lippershey reaped no benefit.

    Astronomical Myths|John F. Blake
  • He did not have it made in Holland, but constructed it himself on Lippershey's principle.

    Astronomical Myths|John F. Blake
  • The telescope was invented by a Dutch optician named Hans Lippershey about three hundred years ago.

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