Definition of panorama
1a : cyclorama 1b : a picture exhibited a part at a time by being unrolled before the spectator
2a : an unobstructed or complete view of an area in every direction provides a panorama of the entire bayb : a comprehensive presentation of a subject a panorama of American historyc : range faced a panorama of problems
3 : a mental picture of a series of images or events
panoramicplay \ˌpa-nə-ˈra-mik, -ˈrä-\ adjective
panoramicallyplay \ˌpa-nə-ˈra-mi-k(ə-)lē, -ˈrä-\ adverb
Examples of panorama in a Sentence
we admired the breathtaking panorama from the top of the mountain
Recent Examples of panorama from the Web
Their microscopic imagers zero in on tiny details, while a pair of cameras capture widescreen, Imax-quality panoramas.
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PANORAMA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of panorama for English Language Learners
: a full and wide view of something
: a way of showing or telling something that includes a lot of information and covers many topics : a thorough presentation of a subject
: a group that includes many different people or things : a wide selection
PANORAMA Defined for Kids
Definition of panorama for Students
: a clear complete view in every direction
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