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or full-sized

[foo l-sahyz] /ˈfʊlˌsaɪz/
of the usual or normal size of its kind:
a full-size kitchen.
(of a bed) 54 inches (137 cm) wide and 75 or 76 inches (191 or 193 cm) long; double.
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
First recorded in 1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • When this raid was over Greece would have to maintain a full-size army in its northern mountains to guard against its repetition.

    The Invaders William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • It may, if preferred, be obtained in full-size sheets 20 26 inches.

  • An interesting monument of the Cowper and Coles families is preserved in the south transept—three full-size coloured figures.

  • full-size, she'd be a knockout; I'd be falling, as the saying goes, all over her.

    The Animated Pinup Lewis Parker
  • Fig. 82 is a full-size working drawing of a particular form of mounting for galvanometer coils.

    On Laboratory Arts Richard Threlfall
  • Well illustrated with photographs and full-size pattern drawings.

    Wood and Forest William Noyes
  • In spite of my plumping "figure," I could never, never be full-size.

    Memoirs of a Midget Walter de la Mare

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