scopic

1 of 2

adjective

scop·​ic
ˈskäpik
1
: visual
a scopic method of illustrating a scientific principle
2
: having a wide scope : comprehensive
a scopic subject as the theory of photographyL. E. Varden

-scopic

2 of 2

adjective combining form

-scop·​ic
¦skäpik,
-pēk
1
: looking in a (specified) direction
basiscopic
2
: viewing or observing
orthoscopic
nooscopic

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Greek skopein + English -ic

Adjective combining form

Greek scopein + English -ic

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“Scopic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scopic. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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