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Large-scale   Listen
adjective
large-scale  adj.  
1.
Large in area, scope or degree; as, a large-scale attack on AIDS is needed.
Synonyms: extensive, wide-ranging.
2.
Constructed or drawn to a big scale (4); as, large-scale maps. See 3rd scale, n., sense 4.
3.
Widespread; applying to all or most members of a category or group.
Synonyms: mass.






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"Large-scale" Quotes from Famous Books



... the very foundation today of all American large-scale production. The manufacturer produces separately thousands of copies of every part of a complicated machine, confident that an equal number of the complete machine will be assembled and set in motion. The owner of a motor car, a reaper, a tractor, or a sewing machine, orders, perhaps by telegraph ...
— The Age of Invention - A Chronicle of Mechanical Conquest, Book, 37 in The - Chronicles of America Series • Holland Thompson

... Union" and the "Liberty and Property Defense League." If you scan the lists of the organizers, directors and subsidizers of these satanic institutions, you find Tory politicians and landlords, prominent members of the higher clergy, and large-scale dealers in drunkenness. I attended in London a meeting called by the "Liberty and Property Defense League," to listen to a denunciation of Socialism by W.H. Mallock, a master sophist of Roman Catholicism; upon the platform were a bishop and half a dozen members of the Anglican clergy, together ...
— The Profits of Religion, Fifth Edition • Upton Sinclair

... have learnt what the guns are and their calibre, and, perhaps, even their approximate situation on the large-scale Staff map, I am not much nearer the realisation of them. Actually to find them might be half a day's work, and when I have found them I have simply found several pieces of mechanism each hidden in a kind of hut, functioning quite privately and disconnectedly by the aid of a few ...
— Over There • Arnold Bennett



Words linked to "Large-scale" :   big, large



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