full-scale

adjective
\ ˈfu̇l-ˌskāl How to pronounce full-scale (audio) \

Definition of full-scale

1 : identical to an original in proportion and size full-scale drawing
2a : involving full use of available resources a full-scale biography full-scale war
b : total, complete a full-scale musical renaissanceCurrent Biography

First Known Use of full-scale

1887, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of full-scale was in 1887

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“Full-scale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/full-scale. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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full-scale

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of full-scale

: having the same size as the original
: not limited in any way : using everything that can be used

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