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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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After a synoptical review of the link between Borges and Schopenhauer, I have characterized the essential traits of Schopenhauer's aesthetics, focusing on the process of aesthetical observation.
Lowry's interpretation of his liberal education in support of personal motives illustrates the privilege embedded in the synoptical perspective that Iola adopts.
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In terms of its content, the commentary is sometimes quite insightful, often synoptical, and occasionally unresponsive.
Lane, is a concise, well put together and clearly exhibited synoptical review of the physical and psychological mechanics of multicide.
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A synoptical review of life histories of digenetic trematods of Vertebrates with special reference to the morphology of their larvae.