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full-size

or full-sized

[foo l-sahyz] /ˈfʊlˌsaɪz/
adjective
1.
of the usual or normal size of its kind:
a full-size kitchen.
2.
(of a bed) 54 inches (137 cm) wide and 75 or 76 inches (191 or 193 cm) long; double.
3.
pertaining to or made for a full-size bed:
full-size sheets.
Compare king-size, queen-size, twin-size for def 2, 3
Origin of full-size
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40
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  • It will be issued with the fourth, in the full-size edition of the fourth chapter.

  • It may, if preferred, be obtained in full-size sheets 20 26 inches.

  • About five bushels of grass seed will be needed for the full-size court.

    Making a Tennis Court George E. Walsh
  • In these cases, a full-size sheet of paper as used by printers should be procured.

    Chats on Military Curios Stanley C. Johnson
  • In spite of my plumping "figure," I could never, never be full-size.

    Memoirs of a Midget Walter de la Mare
  • full-size, she'd be a knockout; I'd be falling, as the saying goes, all over her.

    The Animated Pinup Lewis Parker
  • They gave me a full-size Telstar satellite for my lab, and I went to work.

    The Trouble with Telstar John Berryman

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