large-scale map
A map having a scale of 1:75,000 or larger. See also map.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • large-scale — large ,scale adjective only before noun * 1. ) involving a large number of people or things, or happening over a large area: The gang is believed to be involved in large scale international drug trafficking. We need to protect the village from… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • large-scale — large′ scale′ adj. 1) very extensive; of great scope: a large scale plan[/ex] 2) made to a large scale: a large scale map[/ex] • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • large-scale — adj [only before noun] 1.) using or involving a lot of effort, people, supplies etc ≠ ↑small scale ▪ a large scale rescue operation 2.) a large scale map, model etc is drawn or made bigger than usual, so that more details can be shown …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • large-scale — also large scale 1) ADJ GRADED: ADJ n A large scale action or event happens over a very wide area or involves a lot of people or things. ...a large scale military operation. 2) ADJ GRADED: ADJ n A large scale map or diagram represents a small… …   English dictionary

  • large-scale */ — UK / US adjective [only before noun] 1) involving a large number of people or things, or happening over a large area We need to protect the village from large scale house building. The gang is believed to be involved in large scale international… …   English dictionary

  • large-scale — /lahrj skayl /, adj. 1. very extensive or encompassing; of great scope: a large scale business plan. 2. made to a large scale: a large scale map. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • large-scale — adjective (only before noun) 1 using or involving a lot of effort, people, supplies etc: a large scale rescue operation 2 a large scale map, model etc is drawn or made bigger than usual, so that more details can be shown …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • large-scale — /ˈladʒ skeɪl/ (say lahj skayl) adjective 1. very extensive; of great scope. 2. made to a large scale: a large scale map …   Australian English dictionary

  • ˈlarge-ˌscale — adj 1) involving a large number of people or things, or happening over a large area 2) a large scale map is one that shows a lot of details …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • large-scale — [lärj′skāl′] adj. 1. drawn to a large scale: said of a map, etc. 2. of wide scope; over a large area; extensive [large scale business operations] …   English World dictionary

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