Definitions

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  • adjective Having knowledge of all things said or done.

Etymologies

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From all- +‎ seeing.

Examples

  • The earliest symbols for the Trinity were abstract: the equilateral triangle, sometimes embellished with rays; an eye enclosed within a triangle, referring to the all-seeing eye of God watching from the Trinity; the triangle enclosing a circle, suggesting the eternity of the Trinity; three interlocking circles to imply equality, unity, and eternity in the persons of the Trinity; or three equal intertwining arches, the triquetra, an early Christian emblem for the Trinity.

    A Handbook of Symbols in Christian Art

  • The earliest symbols for the Trinity were abstract: the equilateral triangle, sometimes embellished with rays; an eye enclosed within a triangle, referring to the all-seeing eye of God watching from the Trinity; the triangle enclosing a circle, suggesting the eternity of the Trinity; three interlocking circles to imply equality, unity, and eternity in the persons of the Trinity; or three equal intertwining arches, the triquetra, an early Christian emblem for the Trinity.

    A Handbook of Symbols in Christian Art

  • Without a Trace and CSI: New York in particular rely on a vertiginous aerial approach from high above the skyscrapers as an introductory shot, a framing, and a interstitial narrative device:the camera is an all-seeing eye which swoops down into the city, particularly notable and potentially menacing to anyone who lived in New York City during September 11 and in the surveillance environment of post 9/11 America and the Patriot Act.

    Mira Schor: Days in New York City, September 11, 2001-May, 2002, a Photo Essay

  • Was there ever a more astute all-seeing chronicler of the rock ‘n’ roll business, I thought?

    Ballardian » “Enthusiasm for the mysterious emissaries of pulp”: an interview with David Britton (the Savoy interviews, part 2a)

  • Without a Trace and CSI: New York in particular rely on a vertiginous aerial approach from high above the skyscrapers as an introductory shot, a framing, and a interstitial narrative device:the camera is an all-seeing eye which swoops down into the city, particularly notable and potentially menacing to anyone who lived in New York City during September 11 and in the surveillance environment of post 9/11 America and the Patriot Act.

    Mira Schor: Days in New York City, September 11, 2001-May, 2002, a Photo Essay

  • Without a Trace and CSI: New York in particular rely on a vertiginous aerial approach from high above the skyscrapers as an introductory shot, a framing, and a interstitial narrative device:the camera is an all-seeing eye which swoops down into the city, particularly notable and potentially menacing to anyone who lived in New York City during September 11 and in the surveillance environment of post 9/11 America and the Patriot Act.

    Mira Schor: Days in New York City, September 11, 2001-May, 2002, a Photo Essay

  • Just as heinous is that every year, more and more municipal governments pretend that they plant these all-seeing menaces in the interest of “safety.”

    Think Progress » Tucker Carlson’s new website kicks off with jokes about rape, being gay.

  • She pushes her long dark hair behind her ears and adjusts her purple eyeglasses to put them closer to her all-seeing eyes.

    Nancy Ruhling: Astoria Characters: The Wondrous Wellness Woman

  • Here Bassett, helped by Ngurn and Balatta, weakly sat up, swaying weakly from the hips, and with clear, unfaltering, all-seeing eyes gazed upon the Red One.

    THE RED ONE

  • Then, there is the reality that doctors are not omniscient (even though we sometimes must make decisions which only an all-seeing being should make).

    Vincent Lam - An interview with author

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