full-scale

adjective \ ˈfu̇l-ˌskāl \

Definition of full-scale

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

First Known Use of full-scale

1887

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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FULL-SCALE Defined for English Language Learners

full-scale

Definition of full-scale for English Language Learners

  • : having the same size as the original

  • : not limited in any way : using everything that can be used



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