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  • adj. On a small scale; rudimentary; lacking many details or components


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  • We'll know the coalition's priorities are sound if in the coming weeks ministers support smallscale solar and wind power at a level that will protect the growth in jobs and manufacturing in that sector, rather than slashing support as is currently rumoured.

    Chris Huhne attacks renewable energy critics

  • Although violence has dropped sharply since the highpoint of the war three years ago, the country is still plagued by smallscale attacks that have kept the country on edge and raised doubts about the capabilities of the security forces as American troops prepare to withdraw at the end of this year.

    Attacker in bomb-packed ambulance kills 7 in Iraq

  • Interestingly, it seems the idea of concentrating on smallscale projects came out of a staff motivation exercise named 'The Amnesia Fortnight Project' that Schafer introduced between larger projects.

    Tim Schafer confirms he has four games in development

  • The inadequate treatment of smallscale processes may have contributed to the systematic errors in the model simulations discussed in section 6.3.3.

    Sea ice in the Arctic

  • We are also encouraged by the fact that subsistence and smallscale fisheries policies has been published.

    Speech by Langa Zita, Chairperson of the Environmental Affairs and Tourism PC, during the debate on the budget vote on Environmental Affairs and Tourism

  • From home base in Harlingen, Texas, Nora Morales, 17, and Mary Torres, 19, are running their own smallscale international relief effort.

    Kids With Causes

  • Writing: "I Might Have Wed a King's Daughter" -- Added in notes: the protagonist considers his smallscale bureaucratic jobs more creative than most art.

    January 6th, 2006

  • What we do know is that a smallscale culling programme doesn't work - because of the movements it causes within the badger population outside the culling zone.

    Black and White Lies

  • She said her father was a smallscale farmer whose farm was destroyed.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It was a nightmare for journalists and invited guests travelling to Gota smallscale farming community in the district over the weekend for a field day as vehicle after vehicle got stuck in the slippery and muddy roads.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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