scopic

adjective
scop·​ic | \ ˈskäpik \

Definition of scopic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : visual a scopic method of illustrating a scientific principle
2 : having a wide scope : comprehensive a scopic subject as the theory of photography— L. E. Varden
-scop·​ic | \ ¦skäpik, -pēk \

Definition of -scopic (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : looking in a (specified) direction basiscopic
2 : viewing or observing orthoscopic nooscopic

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History and Etymology for scopic

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 20 Jun. 2021.

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