Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of PANORAMA

Pronunciation:  `panu'ramu

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene
  2. [n]  the visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"

PANORAMA is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: aspect, cyclorama, diorama, prospect, scene, view, vista
 See Also: background, coast, exposure, foreground, glimpse, ground, icon, ikon, image, middle distance, picture, side view, tableau, visual image, visual percept



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pan`o*ra"ma\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, all + ? that
which is seen, a view, fr. ? to see. See {Pan-}, and {Wary}.]
1. A complete view in every direction.

2. A picture presenting a view of objects in every direction,
   as from a central point.

3. 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

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abstract, abstraction, airscape, altarpiece, block print, cityscape, cloudscape, collage, color print, compass, copy, cosmorama, cyclorama, daub, dimensions, diorama, diptych, display, engraving, exhibit, exhibition, exposition, extent, fresco, georama, icon, illumination, illustration, image, landscape, light show, likeness, lookout, miniature, montage, mosaic, mural, myriorama, orbit, outlook, pageant, pageantry, parade, perspective, phantasmagoria, photograph, picture, pomp, presentation, print, prospect, psychedelic show, purview, radius, reach, representation, reproduction, riverscape, scape, scene, scenery, scenic view, scope, seascape, shifting scene, show, sight, skyscape, spectacle, stage show, stained glass window, stencil, still life, sweep, tableau, tableau vivant, tapestry, townscape, triptych, view, vista, wall painting, waterscape