from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An unbroken view of an entire surrounding area.
- n. A comprehensive presentation; a survey: a panorama of American literature.
- n. A picture or series of pictures representing a continuous scene, often exhibited a part at a time by being unrolled and passed before the spectator.
- n. A mental vision of a series of events.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. an unbroken view of an entire surrounding area
- n. a picture or series of pictures representing a continuous scene
- n. a comprehensive survey
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A complete view in every direction.
- n. A comprehensive survey of a particular topic; also, a broad view of the development of a series of events.
- n. A picture presenting a view of objects in every direction, as from a central point.
- n. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A complete or entire view; also, a picture representing a wide or general view, as of a tract of country.
- n. 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.
- n. A cyclorama: in this sense also called circular panorama.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the visual percept of a region
- n. a picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene
The notion of plenitude can be conveyed by employing the term panorama ` an unlimited view in all directions 'in a promotional blurb.
'Rombo' was one of the first sounds generated by a noise machine, while 'rama' comes from the Greek word panorama, which means an overview of the complexity of human activity, thus making Romborama an appropriate album name.
You both make good points, and the in camera panorama is no doubt a good way to play around with panoramas, but with all the extra power, aswell as the extra options, customisability etc that you get in software instead of in-camera, if you start to get into it, it's really worth taking the step up to the computer dreamlayers
One of the crucial elements to a natural-looking panorama is even exposure.
The overall tone of the collection, despite the general grimness of the panorama, is gentle and serene.
•View 360-degree panorama from the right-field bleachers
When in Clun you should also visit the castle (another panorama from the BBC), and John Osborne's grave is just up the road from the bridge.
The "McMurdo panorama" is a combination of more than 1400 individual pictures which were taken when the lack of sunlight didn't allow the rover to move during the Marsian winter.
Finally, though, if the panorama is implicated in the panoptic fantasy of an all-seeing vision, then the logic of the Diorama (though similarly preoccupied by the enticements of illusion) must be expressed differently.
The panorama is arguably uncanny in relation to space in another sense as well, at least in the cases in which the inside walls of the rotunda revealed a mechanical replication of the invisible vistas of home (as in Horner's London, for Londoners).