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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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1878 The Gospel according to Saint John In Anglo-Saxon and Northumbrian versions synoptically arranges, with collations exhibiting all the readings in all the MSS.
26) The present absorbs the past and uses it in order to birth the future, so that all three time-referents may be said, when viewed synoptically, to function simultaneously.
Here everything is bettered in some respect by something else, so that to all appearances it would result that nothing is synoptically and comprehensively all-in best.
Inputs that convey non-point source discharge were sampled synoptically during each of the two sampling events.
24) But when the plays are viewed synoptically, Jesus's tears emerge as a source of tension.
Synoptically, Baffin Bay and the Beaufort Sea ice conditions respond to very different oceanic and atmospheric forcing.
1085, 1089 (1999) ("Despite protestations synoptically described by the oft-repeated phrase 'you can't legislate morals,' everyone knows that Congress and legislatures do it every day.
If we see people's lives synoptically as a 'doing in context' of their relationships with others, then we have evidence for some sort of truth not only of the past but of people's lives generally.
The poem's possible versions could be presented synoptically, or sequenced in alternative and alternating layers.
1 synoptically demonstrates the corresponding interassay imprecision profiles, which show comparable reproducibility for all four assays.
His work also includes "A Rockband Performs on the Mountain of Grizzim," a rock opera based on the biblical rape of Dinah, updated with contemporary political commentary; a tribal-liturgical poema which takes place in Brazil; a very long poema, "A Canopy in the Desert" which takes the reader back to the Israeli south, synoptically merging biblical myths, memories of the Holocaust, and modem Israel; and the aforementioned Sloan Kettering.