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  • adj. comparative form of small: more small

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

  • adj. small or little relative to something else


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  • Since comparable quantities are either equal to one another or one is smaller or greater than the other, Oresme concludes that actual infinites are incomparable: that is, that notions like ˜smaller™, ˜bigger™, and

    Nicole Oresme

  • The * smaller, yes smaller* part which wants it back like it was.

    2003-06-04 : And it was all so perfect......

  • The Muslims were to be subjected to a final solution: more than 50 percent of them were to be killed, a smaller part was to be converted to Orthodoxy, while an even smaller… part — people with money — were to be allowed to buy their lives and leave, probably, through Serbia, for Turkey.

    America and the Bosnia Genocide

  • Could someone please explain why, if there are two states 'primaries next week, the smaller is the crucial?

    Clinton, Obama dead even, poll says

  • With one big bedroom, a full bath, separate dining room/eating nook, kitchen and office — at least that's what I called the smaller second room — it was just the perfect size for a single person.

    Touch of Evil

  • If, however, he were to, say, come on this program, another program, and basically try to clarify what I call the smaller questions, the questions about the affairs, even though he thinks in principle he doesn't have to.

    CNN Transcript Aug 28, 2001

  • Darling said this would be fatuous, because what he described as smaller, simpler banks - like Northern Rock and Bradford

    British Blogs

  • Ashenfelder said large balls of hail, which she described as smaller than a golf ball but larger than a marble, pelted the area during the incident. - News

  • The latest collection of Battlestar Galactica links: a clever BG-themed bento; executive producer Ronald D. Moore made his directorial debut on the next episode of the show, which he describes as a smaller, character piece, and a pause after the shocking events of the last couple of episodes; in Canada, there was a rather unfortunately placed commercial during the last episode;


  • Little Hagia Sophia is what they call a smaller mosque down on the southern shore of Sultanahmet coloured the same ochre as the Aya Sofya.

    Letters Home


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