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full-length

(fo͝ol′lĕngkth′, -lĕngth′, -lĕnth′)
adj.
1. Showing or fitted to the entire length, especially of the human body: a full-length mirror; a full-length robe.
2. Of a normal or standard length: a full-length novel.

full-length

n (modifier)
1. extending to or showing the complete length: a full-length mirror.
2. of the original length; not abridged

full′-length′



adj.
1. of standard or customary length: a full-length motion picture.
2. showing or accommodating the full length or height of the human body: a full-length mirror.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.full-length - representing or accommodating the entire length; "a full-length portrait"
whole - including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete; "gave his whole attention"; "a whole wardrobe for the tropics"; "the whole hog"; "a whole week"; "the baby cried the whole trip home"; "a whole loaf of bread"
2.full-length - completefull-length - complete; "the full-length play"  
unabridged - (used of texts) not shortened; "an unabridged novel"
Translations

full-length

[ˌfʊlˈleŋθ]
A. ADJ [portrait, dress] → de cuerpo entero; [novel, study] → extenso; [swimming pool etc] → de tamaño normal
a full-length filmun largometraje
B. ADV he was lying full-lengthestaba tumbado todo lo largo que era

full-length

[ˌfʊlˈlɛŋθ] adj (portrait) → in piedi; (dress) → lungo/a; (film) → a lungometraggio

full

(ful) adjective
1. holding or containing as much as possible. My basket is full.
2. complete. a full year; a full account of what happened.
3. (of clothes) containing a large amount of material. a full skirt.
adverb
1. completely. Fill the petrol tank full.
2. exactly; directly. She hit him full in the face.
ˈfully adverb
1. completely. He was fully aware of what was happening; fully-grown dogs.
2. quite; at least. It will take fully three days.
ˌfull-ˈlength adjective
1. complete; of the usual or standard length. a full-length novel.
2. down to the feet. a full-length portrait.
full moon
(the time of) the moon when it appears at its most complete. There is a full moon tonight.
ˌfull-ˈscale adjective
(of a drawing etc) of the same size as the subject. a full-scale drawing of a flower.
full stop
a written or printed point (.) marking the end of a sentence; a period.
ˌfull-ˈtime adjective, adverb
occupying one's working time completely. a full-time job; She works full-time now.
fully-fledged adjective
1. (as in bird) having grown its feathers and ready to fly.
2. fully trained, qualified etc. He's now a fully-fledged teacher.
full of
1. filled with; containing or holding very much or very many. The bus was full of people.
2. completely concerned with. She rushed into the room full of the news.
in full
completely. Write your name in full; He paid his bill in full.
to the full
to the greatest possible extent. to enjoy life to the full.
References in classic literature ?
said Tom, holding her from him to take a full-length view; then, getting up, he set her on his broad shoulder, and began capering and dancing with her, while Mas'r George snapped at her with his pocket-handkerchief, and Mose and Pete, now returned again, roared after her like bears, till Aunt Chloe declared that they "fairly took her head off" with their noise.
In the centre of the room, clamped to an upright easel, stood the full-length portrait of a young man of extraordinary personal beauty, and in front of it, some little distance away, was sitting the artist himself, Basil Hallward, whose sudden disappearance some years ago caused, at the time, such public excitement and gave rise to so many strange conjectures.
I have seen a full-length portrait of him, representing him in a splendid scarlet uniform, standing before the walls of Louisburg, while several bombs are falling through the air.
Another lamp with a reflector was hanging on the wall, lighting up a big full-length portrait of a woman, which Levin could not help looking at.
Disney Max Clips are tiny memory cards that are approximately the size of a postage stamp and contain full-length feature films from Buena Vista Home Entertainment, including some of the most popular movies for 'tweens.
SAN FRANCISCO--With a nod in the direction of audiences' increased interest in full-length, narrative ballets and another toward the creation of new works, San Francisco Ballet's new season has one foot firmly planted in the past while stepping cautiously into the next century.
High school basketball coaches will lose one full-length timeout but gain two 20-second timeouts next season in a rules change designed to speed up play.
a service that allows full-length songs to be downloaded over the air via the Sprint Music Store
Tulsa Ballet concluded its fourth and most sensational season under the artistic direction of Marcello Angelini in April, with all four performances of the company's first full-length Swan Lake completely sold out.
On Saturday, Egypt's Constitutional Court upheld a 1994 government decree that bans schoolgirls from wearing the niqab, the conservative, full-length veil that covers everything but the eyes.
Full Length Tests - Full-length tests with detailed review at the end of the test with explanations.
Highlights include the world premiere of a new Stevenson full-length work, Cleopatra--coproduced by Houston Ballet, Boston Ballet, and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre--and new works by David Rousseve, principal dancer Timothy O'Keefe, and Choo-San Goh Award-winner Dominic Walsh.