small–scale

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adjective \-ˈskāl\

Definition of small–scale

  1. 1 :  small in scope; especially :  small in output or operation

  2. 2 of a map :  having a scale (as one inch to 25 miles) that permits plotting of comparatively little detail and shows mainly large features

1852

First Known Use of small–scale

1852


SMALL–SCALE Defined for English Language Learners

small–scale

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adjective \-ˈskāl\

Definition of small–scale for English Language Learners

  • : involving few people or things

  • : covering or involving a small area


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