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See also: Synoptic
From New Latin synopticus, from Ancient Greek συνοπτικός (sunoptikós, “seeing the whole together or at a glance”), from σύνοψις (súnopsis, “a general view, synopsis”), from σύν (sún, “with”) + ὄψις (ópsis, “view”).
- Of or relating to a synopsis.
- (meteorology, especially of meteorological data) Obtained simultaneously over a wide area, for presenting a comprehensive and nearly instantaneous picture of the state of the atmosphere.
- (Christianity) Pertaining to the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke.
of or relating to a synopsis
meteorology: obtained simultaneously over a wide area
Christianity: pertaining to the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke
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- synoptic in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- synoptic in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
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