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panoptic

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adjective pan·op·tic \ˌpa-ˈnäp-tik\

Definition of panoptic

  1. :  being or presenting a comprehensive or panoramic view <a panoptic view of the city>



Origin of panoptic

Greek panoptēs all-seeing, from pan- + opsesthai to be going to see — more at optic


First Known Use: 1826

Rhymes with panoptic


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panoptic

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adjective pan·op·tic \(ˈ)pan-ˈäp-tik\

Medical Definition of panoptic

  1. :  permitting everything to be seen <microscopic study of tissues treated with a panoptic stain>




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