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British Dictionary definitions for telespectroscope


  1. a combination of a telescope and a spectroscope, used for spectroscopic analysis of radiation from stars and other celestial bodies
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  • This mechanism consists of an excessively sensitive plate, adjusted in the solar focus of the telespectroscope.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 288


  • Frequently it gazed eastward along the tiny beam of light which issued from the telespectroscope.