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full 1

 (fo͝ol)
adj. full·er, full·est
1. Containing all that is normal or possible: a full pail.
2. Complete in every particular: a full account.
3. Baseball
a. Amounting to three balls and two strikes. Used of a count.
b. Having a base runner at first, second, and third base: The bases were full when the slugger stepped up to bat.
4.
a. Of maximum or highest degree: at full speed.
b. Being at the peak of development or maturity: in full bloom.
c. Of or relating to a full moon.
5. Having a great deal or many: a book full of errors.
6. Totally qualified, accepted, or empowered: a full member of the club.
7.
a. Rounded in shape; plump: a full figure.
b. Having or made with a generous amount of fabric: full draperies.
8.
a. Having an appetite completely satisfied, especially for food or drink: was full after the Thanksgiving dinner.
b. Providing an abundance, especially of food.
9. Having depth and body; rich: a full aroma; full tones.
10. Completely absorbed or preoccupied: "He was already pretty full of himself" (Ron Rosenbaum).
11. Possessing both parents in common: full brothers; full sisters.
12. Of or relating to a full-size bed: full sheets; a full bed skirt.
adv.
1. To a complete extent; entirely: knowing full well.
2. Exactly; directly: full in the path of the moon.
v. fulled, full·ing, fulls
v.tr.
To make (a garment) full, as by pleating or gathering.
v.intr.
To become full. Used of the moon.
n.
1. The maximum or complete size or amount: repaid in full.
2. The highest degree or state: living life to the full.
3. A full-size bed.

[Middle English ful, from Old English full; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]

full′ness, ful′ness n.

full 2

 (fo͝ol)
tr.v. fulled, full·ing, fulls
To increase the density and usually the thickness of (cloth) by shrinking and beating or pressing.

[Middle English fullen, from Old French fouler, from Vulgar Latin *fullāre, from Latin fullō, fuller; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fullness - completeness over a broad scope
completeness - the state of being complete and entire; having everything that is needed
2.fullness - the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasingfullness - the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing; "the music had a fullness that echoed through the hall"; "the cheap wine had no body, no mellowness"; "he was well aware of the richness of his own appearance"
property - a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
3.fullness - the condition of being filled to capacity
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
repletion, satiation, satiety - the state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more
overabundance, surfeit, excess - the state of being more than full
solidity - state of having the interior filled with matter
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
emptiness - the state of containing nothing
4.fullness - greatness of volume
bigness, largeness - the property of having a relatively great size

fullness

noun
1. plenty, glut, saturation, sufficiency, profusion, satiety, repletion, copiousness, ampleness, adequateness High fibre diets give the feeling of fullness.
2. completeness, wealth, entirety, totality, wholeness, vastness, plenitude, comprehensiveness, broadness, extensiveness She displayed the fullness of her cycling talent.
3. roundness, voluptuousness, curvaceousness, swelling, enlargement, dilation, distension, tumescence I accept my body with all its womanly fullness.
4. richness, strength, resonance, loudness, clearness with modest riffs and a fullness in sound
in the fullness of time eventually, finally, one day, after all, some time, in the end, ultimately, at the end of the day, in the long run, sooner or later, some day, when all is said and done, in the course of time a mystery that will be revealed in the fullness of time
Translations

fullness

[ˈfʊlnɪs] N
1. [of detail] → abundancia f
2. [of figure] → plenitud f; [of dress] → amplitud f
3. in the fullness of time (liter) (= eventually) → con el correr del tiempo; (= at predestined time) → a su debido tiempo

fullness

[ˈfʊlnɪs] n
[garment] → ampleur f
(after eating)rassasiement m
in the fullness of time (= eventually) → avec le tempsfull-on [ˌfʊlˈɒn] adj (= real) → pur(e) et dur(e)
a full-on attack → une attaque à outrancefull-page [ˌfʊlˈpeidʒ] adj [advert, article] → pleine pagefull pay n
to be suspended on full pay → être suspendu(e) de ses fonctions sans perte de salairefull-scale [ˌfʊlˈskeɪl] adj
[search, investigation] → approfondi(e); [war, invasion] → total(e)
[model] → grandeur nature invfull-size [ˌfʊlˈsaɪz] adj [model, picture] → grandeur nature invfull-sized [ˌfʊlˈsaɪzd] adj
(= life-sized) [portrait, model, drawing] → grandeur nature inv
(= adult-sized) [bicycle, violin, bed] → d'adultefull stop n (British)point m
to come to a full stop (fig)cesserfull-time [ˌfʊlˈtaɪm]
adj
[work, job] → à plein temps
She's got a full-time job → Elle a un travail à plein temps.
[education, student] → à plein temps
[score] → à la fin du matchfull time full-time
adv [work] → à plein temps
She works full-time → Elle travaille à plein temps.
n (British)fin f du matchfull-timer [ˌfʊlˈtaɪmər] n (= worker) → personne qui travaille à plein tempsfull up full-up [ˌfʊlˈʌp] adj
[place, institution] → plein(e)
(= unable to eat any more) to be full up [person] → n'en pouvoir plus
I'm full up → J'en peux plus.

fullness

n (of detail, description)Vollständigkeit f; (of voice)Klangfülle f; (of skirt)Fülle f, → Weite f; (of flavour)Vollmundigkeit f; (of skirt)Fülle f, → Weite f; out of the fullness of his heart (liter)aus der Fülle seines Herzens (liter); this cut gives some fullness to the hairstyledieser Schnitt gibt der Frisur Fülle; in the fullness of time (= eventually)zu gegebener Zeit; (= at predestined time)da or als die Zeit gekommen war, da or als die Zeit erfüllt war

fullness

[ˈfʊlnɪs] n (of detail) → abbondanza; (of figure, hips) → rotondità; (of dress) → ampiezza
in the fullness of time (eventually) → col tempo (at predestined time) → a tempo debito
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She is singing to herself and gleefully swinging the flagon, she jumps the burn and proudly measures the jump with her eye, but she never dallies unless she meets a baby, for she was so fond of babies that she must hug each one she met, but while she hugged them she also noted how their robes were cut, and afterwards made paper patterns, which she concealed jealously, and in the fulness of time her first robe for her eldest born was fashioned from one of these patterns, made when she was in her twelfth year.
I decided, unknown even to David, to write the book "The Little White Bird," of which she had proved herself incapable, and then when, in the fulness of time, she held her baby on high, implying that she had done a big thing, I was to hold up the book.
Brownlow, smiling; 'but no doubt they will bring that about for themselves in the fulness of time, and if we step in to forestall them, it seems to me that we shall be performing a very Quixotic act, in direct opposition to our own interest--or at least to Oliver's, which is the same thing.