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Of normal size for its type.‘she was still a puppy, not yet full-sized’
full-size, unreduced, actual sizeView synonyms
- ‘Off the spacious hallway is a very bright room designed to accommodate a full-sized snooker table.’
- ‘The southern edge of the Southern Arctic is the tree line, a transition zone north of which no full-sized trees are found.’
- ‘Glebe House is a substantial and attractive Georgian house built over a full-sized basement with three extensions.’
- ‘Our facilities have been improved by the laying of a new full-size competition carpet.’
- ‘The LifeBook's keyboard is about 10 % smaller than a full-size keyboard, a serious drawback for the ham-handed.’
- ‘The device was also demonstrated with a separate full-sized keyboard.’
- ‘Despite huge advances in simulation techniques, a full-size mock-up is still considered to be an essential part of the design process.’
- ‘A mini fridge, he points out, won't dominate a kitchen the way a full-size unit can.’
- ‘The miniature acquired an aesthetic of its own, an intimacy and delicacy of charm not derived from or possible for the full-size oil portrait.’
- ‘Just a single, full-size carrot more than fulfills an adult's daily quotient of the essential vitamin.’
- ‘This full-sized notebook computer is aimed at home users.’
- ‘The band's rhythm section could spark a full-size orchestra.’
- ‘Instead of acquiring or commissioning full-size marble sculptures, he concentrated on a 'miniature' sculpture gallery of renaissance bronzes in his ground-floor library.’
- ‘The eyepiece inconspicuously attaches to your glasses - appearing as the equivalent of a full-size monitor to your proximate eye.’
- ‘And the smaller, lighter phones hitting the market tend to get less battery life than their full-size counterparts.’
- ‘Bernstein was unabashed about using a full-sized orchestra in this repertoire.’
- ‘For a taste of the good life, stroll through the first-class cabin in the full-size mock-up of the A380 on display at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse.’
- ‘In 1989 BBC Television built a full-size version of the room for a programme devoted to this work on Vermeer.’
- ‘There are equestrian facilities beside the house, including six looseboxes, a turnout paddock and a full-sized all-weather arena with rubber mulch surface.’
- ‘The hangar will be so huge you'll be able to get a full-size football pitch inside.’
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