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- adj. synoptic
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as synoptic.
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- adj. presenting or taking the same point of view; used especially with regard to the first three gospels of the New Testament
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For the 1951-1970 period these measurements may be considered as more reliable than the synoptical measurements.
It suited my taste for historical research, synoptical maps, the geography of history, the genealogy of princes.
Although Willis commenced his treatise with yet another "synoptical table of the elementary combinations of pure mechanism," his view shifted quickly from description to analysis.
The ways and means of this remarkable example of financial management appear in the following extracts from Elliott's synoptical statement
We have read every one of the thirty-seven ballads contained in this volume, and the following is our synoptical view.
It consists of a synoptical review of the general structure and morphology of plants, clearly drawn out according to biological principles, fully illustrated, and accompanied by a set of blanks for written exercises by pupils.
But before undertaking even a synoptical account of the transcendental ethic, I think it advisable to remark that
 This interesting and instructive legend, to which we alluded before in a brief quotation from Mr. Brinton, is worthy of reproduction in its fuller form, and fitly concludes our moon mythology and worship, as it presents a synoptical view of the chief points to which our attention has been turned.
Hence, too, we have the deathless teaching preserved for us in the synoptical gospels:
A synoptical course of lectures upon the animal kingdom, chiefly upon the invertebrates, parallel with laboratory course above outlined.