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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of actual or full size; not reduced: a full-scale model.
  • adj. Employing all resources; not limited or partial: a full-scale campaign against the use of nuclear power plants.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of the same size, scale, or proportions as an original object.
  • adj. Thorough; complete; not lacking in any detail.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. using all available resources; -- of actions.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. using all available resources

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