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Old 02-18-2013, 10:35 AM   #334
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Default Re: It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's the Superman Costume Thread! - Part 2

Originally Posted by SuperWig View Post
I'm having a hard time understanding this concept..What is meant by telescoping?
It’s the slotting or nesting of a bigger thing into a smaller space. E.g., a long, old-fashioned spyglass (telescope) can be shortened; a broad fan can be narrowed.

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