from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Limited in scope or extent; modest: a small-scale plan.
- adj. Created on a small scale: a small-scale model of the new city hall; a small-scale national map.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having a modest scope or extent.
- adj. Drawn or constructed too small for much detail.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. limited in size or scope
- adj. created or drawn on a small scale
small + scale (Wiktionary)