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.
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- adj. Having a modest scope or extent.
- adj. Drawn or constructed too small for much detail.
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- adj. limited in size or scope
- adj. created or drawn on a small scale
Artisanal mining refers to small-scale or subsistence mining.
DER generally refers to small-scale power generation technologies located close to where electricity is used e.g., a home or business to provide an alternative to or an enhancement of the traditional electric power system, according to the
At the same time, the proliferation of small groups—the cells of the megachurch congregation—provide members with a small-scale sense of community.6
Shah sees a big role for the private sector in this programme but also emphasises that the biggest impact on poverty will come from reaching small-scale women producers.
New initiatives such as shared-equity plans or deals where house builders agree to take the first loss on a high LTV mortgage are too small-scale to be a long-term fix for the mortgage famine, but could at least help to build confidence.
This for me is the best part of doing shows in far-flung corners of the world - I get to see a ton of small-scale, small print run books that never get wide comic-shop distribution; everything is utterly unique and this show is the only chance I'll ever get to see most of it.
But lone-wolf extremists with little or no formal connection to al Qaeda have proliferated and are potentially plotting small-scale attacks in the U.S, officials said.
As a result, they're often too complex and expensive for small-scale or amateur game developers.
In 2009 he took the Donmar beyond the confines of its small-scale base and led a season at the larger Wyndham's Theatre in the West End. Here productions included Twelfth Night with Derek Jacobi and Hamlet with Jude Law in the title role.
Even in the UK's sunniest region, the maximum consumers could save is £412 a year from their electricity bill, compared with the £1,313 that free solar panel companies such as British Gas and Isis Solar will collect from the feed-in tariffs (FITs), the government 'incentive scheme that pays for small-scale renewable energy generation.