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Telemos in Greek mythology, the prophetic son of Eurymos, known for warning Polyphemus about Odysseus.
telencephalon the anterior part of the forebrain, including the cerebral hemispheres and cortex, and the olfactory lobes.
teleology the philosophical doctrine that final causes exist. [2 definitions]
telepath a person who can communicate with others using telepathy.
telepathy communication between minds without the use of sensory signals.
telephone a device used to transmit sound, esp. speech, over long distances, usu. by wire. [6 definitions]
telephony the design, construction, or operation of telephone systems.
Telephoto trademark for a photographic system that uses telescopic lenses to produce large images of distant objects. [2 definitions]
telephotograph a picture produced with a photographic lens or lens system that creates a large image of a distant object.
telephotography the art, process, or technique of taking pictures of distant objects with a specialized lens.
teleplay a play written for or produced on television.
teleportation the hypothetical transmission of matter by telekinesis.
teleprinter see teletypewriter.
TelePrompTer trademark for a device that provides a written script that is visible to a performer or speaker on television, but not to the audience.
telescope an optical instrument, usu. cylindrical, that employs lenses and sometimes mirrors to enlarge the images of distant objects, esp. those in outer space. [7 definitions]
telescopic of or relating to a telescope. [4 definitions]
telescopy the use or study of telescopes.
telesis an intentional use of natural or social processes to attain chosen goals.
telespectroscope an instrument used to determine the spectra of stars.
telesthesia the extrasensory perception of objects or events that occur outside the recognized range of the organs of sense perception.
telestich a poem in which the last letters of each line form a word or phrase. (Cf. acrostic.)