Panorama

Pan`o*ra"ma

(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. pa^s, pa^n, all + that which is seen, a view, fr. to see. See Pan-, and Wary.]
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1. A complete view in every direction.
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2. Hence: A comprehensive survey of a particular topic; also, a broad view of the development of a series of events.
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3. A picture presenting a view of objects in every direction, as from a central point.
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4. A picture representing scenes too extended to be beheld at once, and so exhibited a part at a time, by being unrolled, and made to pass continuously before the spectator.
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Pan`o*ram"ic

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Pan`o*ram"ic*al

(?), } a. 1. Of, pertaining to, or like, a panorama; exhibiting a very broad view; as, a panoramic view.
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Panoramic camera. See under Camera.
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2. Hence: Presented with a broad perspective; as, a panoramic view of European history.
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