panoptic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj panoptic broad in scope or content "across-the-board pay increases","an all-embracing definition","blanket sanctions against human-rights violators","an invention with broad applications","a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner","granted him wide powers"
    • adj panoptic including everything visible in one view "a panoptic aerial photograph of the missile base","a panoptic stain used in microscopy"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • panoptic Seeing everything or seeing all things at once.
    • panoptic Showing or exhibiting everything; allowing everything to be seen.
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Usage

In literature:

He was called Panoptes (all-seeing), from having eyes all over his body.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5" by Various
Hera, having persuaded Zeus to give her the heifer, set Argus Panoptes to watch her.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 6" by Various
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In news:

Irish company buys Utah's Panoptic Security.
Utah's Panoptic Security Inc, a provider of services to ensure merchants comply with credit card security standards, has been purchased by an Irish company.
Panoptic offers a glimpse into the fashion/performance ideas percolating in one MICA class.
Panoptic offers a glimpse into the fashion/performance ideas percolating in one MICA class.
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