whole-length

adjective

Definition of whole-length

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : carried to the full or natural extent : not curtailed or abbreviated : unabridged a whole-length analysis
2 : having, accommodating, or representing the full height of the human figure : not proportionately reduced or foreshortened a whole-length mirror a whole-length portrait a whole-length statue

whole-length

noun

Definition of whole-length (Entry 2 of 2)

: a whole-length picture or statue on the walls were framed whole-lengths of a number of 19th century authors — compare half-length

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“Whole-length.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whole-length. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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