Definitions

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  • adv. In a synoptic manner
  • adv. With reference to a synopsis

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a synoptical manner; in such a manner as to present a general view in a short compass.

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Examples

  • Reading several books together on the same subject ( "synoptically").

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • The 1984 edition has facing pages intended to show "synoptically," i.e., by using a complex code of symbols on the left-hand pages, the growth of Ulysses from manuscripts through final proof revisions.

    The Scandal of 'Ulysses'

  • Another approach to reading synoptically: go multi-modal.

    How to Read a Book

  • And to get this, one has to think synoptically… a talent that most do not have, and most fancy they do.

    Will the party of “no” be able to stop the immigration reform and climate change bills?

  • Sellars notoriously concludes that sensory contents can be synoptically integrated into the scientific image only after both they and the currently-fundamental micro-physical particulars of that image as well undergo yet another categorial transposition into a categorially monistic ontology whose fundamental entities are all “absolute processes”.

    Wilfrid Sellars

  • The second complication of Sellars 'theory of sensations arises from the further conclusion that it is this manifest image conception of sensory contents as states of perceivers which must ultimately be synoptically “fused” with the scientific image, and that the latter's commitment to the idea that those perceivers themselves are complex systems of micro-physical particles constitutes a barrier to doing so in any straightforward way.

    Wilfrid Sellars

  • The Contraries Machine is a hypermedia device that allows the reader/interactor to not only read verbal and visual together, but also to read Innocence and Experience together, synoptically, in virtual space.

    Blake's Contraries Game

  • I wonder how this winter, synoptically, is shaping is vs those of, say, 1988-89 and 1995-1996. jae

    Road Map #3 « Climate Audit

  • This should be read synoptically with the gyrations with Congress, Treasury Secretary John Snow, and China.

    Meanwhile, international money mind has been really active

  • The text of the final working draft thus logically postulated may be reconstituted, as the substratum of the textual development displayed synoptically, from the fair copy and the typescript in conjunction.

    'The Scandal of Ulysses': An Exchange

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