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synoptic

1. of or relating to a synopsis
2. Bible
a. (of the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke) presenting the narrative of Christ's life, ministry, etc. from a point of view held in common by all three, and with close similarities in content, order, etc.
b. of, relating to, or characterizing these three Gospels
3. Meteorol showing or concerned with the distribution of meteorological conditions over a wide area at a given time
4. Bible
a. any of the three synoptic Gospels
b. any of the authors of these three Gospels

synoptic

[sə′näp·tik]
(meteorology)
Refers to the use of meteorological data obtained simultaneously over a wide area for the purpose of presenting a comprehensive and nearly instantaneous picture of the state of the atmosphere.
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The very limited level of synoptic intrusion from whatever cause or source, will allow local convective activity to vary in response to local activity.
It remains to be seen whether Edwards' argument will prove strong enough to topple the dominant Two Source theory of synoptic development.
Synoptic is a Greek word that means "to see together.
Pagels claims that reading the Synoptics through the lens of Thomas, rather than, or in addition to, John would have affected how the Synoptics were understood.
In this sense, the varied scholarly sources Kaplan uses in his discursive analyses, and the wide spectrum of their discrete thematic configurations are the means through which the author reflexively plays the Menippean satirical game of critical synoptics.
Swartley's assessment of the theological significance of his investigation of continuity, discontinuity, and transformation of First Testament faith traditions in the final shape of the synoptic texts opens the way to a significant rethinking of the synoptic shape of the Jesus story.
Wellfleetians, as the original Wellfleet employees are known at Bay Networks, and Synoptics employees brought many "intangibles" to the table when negotiating contracts with Healthsource, Caron says.
Steve Peretti, Puyallup's manager of data systems, also reports that the SynOptics solution has been completely reliable.
The GTC 570 allows for full control for radio management, audio management, flight management, weather systems management, synoptics, and other vehicle systems.
A quite rapid set of mobile synoptics was to be seen just about world-wide, this was not just unique to the Namibian scene.
Their topics include the christology of Mark and the Son of Man, whether Mark has a social gospel, the parable of the wicked tenants in the vineyard as evidence for whether or not the Gospel of Thomas is independent of the synoptics, cruciformity according to Jesus and Paul, and the legacies of Paul and John regarding virtue in comparative perspective.
In contrast to the Jesus of the Synoptics, the Jesus of John is not a messenger from God, but is the presence of God among us.