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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
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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For the synoptic gospels the decisive traditions are the Jewish ones.
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Despite its great local significance for Cyprus, the systematic study of dust transportation from the surrounding deserts essentially started with the European Union funded MEDUSE (Mediterranean Dust Experiment) project in the mid 1990s; over the duration of that project, dust episodes were continuously recorded and documented by using synoptic analyses, satellite imagery, and dust deposition measurements [28]; also, the identification of synoptic situations leading to such dust transfer outbreaks was attempted.
The Vulgate of Mark with the Synoptic Parallels is a text especially for intermediate Latin students.
They will be leading the UK efforts once the 3.2 billion pixels Large Synoptic Survey Telescope is built in the Chilean Andes.
No where else in the Synoptic Gospels do such hymns occur.
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The positioning of the various influential synoptic patterns, influence of their air-flows and the forthcoming results have matched this the expected pattern.
Goodacre (New Testament, Duke U., North Carolina) makes a case that the author of the apocryphal Gospel of Thomas was familiar with the canonical synoptic gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke.