conspectus


conspectus
Synonyms and related words:
abbreviation, abbreviature, abrege, abridgment, abstract, apocope, breviary, brief, capsule, compend, compression, condensation, condensed version, curtailment, digest, draft, elision, ellipsis, epitome, foreshortening, head, outline, overview, pandect, precis, recap, recapitulation, reduction, retrenchment, review, rubric, shortened version, shortening, skeleton, sketch, summary, summation, survey, syllabus, syncope, synopsis, telescoping, thumbnail sketch, topical outline, truncation

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Conspectus — est une méthode uniformisée d évaluation des collections en bibliothèque. L évaluation s effectue sur des segments de collections correspondant au découpage de la classification en vigueur dans la bibliothèque, et combine les notions de niveau… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • conspectus — 1836, from L. conspectus a looking at, sight, view; range or power of vision, from pp. of conspicere to look at (see CONSPICUOUS (Cf. conspicuous)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Conspectus — Con*spec tus (k[o^]n*sp[e^]k t[u^]s), n. A general sketch or outline of a subject; a synopsis; an epitome. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conspectus — index abridgment (condensation), abstract, brief, capsule, compendium, digest, outline (synopsis) …   Law dictionary

  • conspectus — synopsis, epitome, *abridgment, abstract, brief Analogous words: *compendium, syllabus, digest, survey, sketch, précis, aperçu …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • conspectus — [n] summary abstract, digest, outline, overview, précis, resume, review, rundown*, summation, synopsis; concept 283 …   New thesaurus

  • conspectus — [kən spek′təs] n. [L, a view, range of sight, pp. of conspicere: see CONSPICUOUS] 1. a general view; survey 2. a summary; outline; synopsis; digest …   English World dictionary

  • conspectus — noun Etymology: Latin, from conspectus, from conspicere Date: 1825 1. a usually brief survey or summary (as of an extensive subject) often providing an overall view 2. outline, synopsis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conspectus — (kon spè ktus ) s. m. Terme didactique. Tableau donnant un aperçu général. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. conspectus, de conspicere, de cum, et spicere, voir (voy. spectacle) …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • conspectus — /keuhn spek teuhs/, n., pl. conspectuses. 1. a general or comprehensive view; survey. 2. a digest; summary; résumé. [1830 40; < L: survey, view, act of seeing, equiv. to conspec , var. s. of conspicere to see, catch sight of (con CON + spicere,… …   Universalium

  • conspectus — noun a) A general survey of a subject. b) A synopsis …   Wiktionary


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