pan·​o·​ram·​ic | \ ˌpa-nə-ˈra-mik How to pronounce panoramic (audio) , -ˈrä- \

Definition of panoramic

: of, relating to, or resembling a panorama: such as
a : showing a full or wide view a panoramic photograph of the Grand Canyon panoramic views of the water
b : comprehensive in scope or range of coverage Once upon a time, surely before the advent of tenure, historians were disposed to write panoramic accounts of an important idea, synthesizing huge amounts of scholarship in a language accessible to nonspecialists.— Alan Wolfe … a splendid book, which plays to all its author's best qualities: the encyclopedic yet never oppressive knowledge; the bold panoramic grasp of vast periods …— Peter Green

Other Words from panoramic

panoramically \ ˌpa-​nə-​ˈra-​mi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce panoramic (audio) , -​ˈrä-​ \ adverb
From this vantage, the house panoramically unfolds as a masterly indoor-outdoor landscape. — Veronica McNiff

First Known Use of panoramic

1796, in the meaning defined above

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“Panoramic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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