full-scale

[foo l-skeyl]

adjective

having the exact size or proportions of the original: a full-scale replica.
using all possible means, facilities, etc.; complete: The factory will commence full-scale operation next month.

Nearby words

  1. full-moon maple,
  2. full-mouthed,
  3. full-on,
  4. full-power,
  5. full-rigged,
  6. full-service,
  7. full-size,
  8. full-term,
  9. full-thickness flap,
  10. full-thickness graft

Origin of full-scale

First recorded in 1930–35

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British Dictionary definitions for full-scale

full-scale

noun (modifier)

(of a plan, etc) of actual size; having the same dimensions as the original
done with thoroughness or urgency; using all resources; all-out
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