Conspectus
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]

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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 — 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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