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7 definitions of panopticon

1 A type of prison designed by philosopher Jeremy Bentham wherein all the cells are visible from the center of the building. It engenders the feeling that someone is watching you, even though you know the contrary.
2 A room for the exhibition of novelties.
3 A proposed prison of supervision, so arranged that the inspector can se each of the prisoners at all times without being seen by them: proposed by Jeremy Bentam.
4 An exhibition-room for novelties, etc.
5 In astronomy, a kind of telescope and microscope combined.
6 a circular prison with cells distributed around a central surveillance station; proposed by Jeremy Bentham in 1791
7 an area where everything is visible
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