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 (sĭ-nŏp′tĭk) also syn·op·ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl)
1. Of or constituting a synopsis; presenting a summary of the principal parts or a general view of the whole.
a. Taking the same point of view.
b. often Synoptic Relating to or being the first three gospels of the New Testament, which share content, style, and order of events and which differ largely from John.
3. Meteorology Of or relating to data obtained nearly simultaneously over a large area of the atmosphere.

[Greek sunoptikos, from sunopsis, general view; see synopsis.]

syn·op′ti·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.synoptical - presenting or taking the same point of view; used especially with regard to the first three gospels of the New Testament; "synoptic sayings"
same - closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree; "curtains the same color as the walls"; "two girls of the same age"; "mother and son have the same blue eyes"; "animals of the same species"; "the same rules as before"; "two boxes having the same dimensions"; "the same day next year"
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At Lowick Dorothea searched desk and drawer--searched all her husband's places of deposit for private writing, but found no paper addressed especially to her, except that "Synoptical Tabulation," which was probably only the beginning of many intended directions for her guidance.
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She grapples, too, with nonfinancial debts of moral duty, entailed in her husband's unfinished Synoptical Tabulations, the drudgery of which would supplant her own life projects.
Oberdorfer (1960, Table 44, column 'a') detailed the original diagnosis of this association as a column within a synoptical table, defined with 25 releves provided by Roivainen (1954) in the eastern part of Tierra del Fuego, under a less rainy ombroclimate.