full-length
adjective Date: 1760 1. showing or adapted to the entire length especially of the human figure <
a full-length mirror
>
<
a full-length dress
>
2. having a length as great as that which is normal or standard for one of its kind <
a full-length play
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • full-length — full length1 adj 1.) full length mirror/photograph/portrait etc a mirror etc that shows all of a person, from their head to their feet 2.) full length skirt/dress/coat etc a skirt etc that reaches the ground, or is the longest possible for that… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • full-length — adjective 1. ) a full length coat, dress, or skirt goes down to your feet a ) a full length mirror or picture shows someone s whole body including their feet b ) a full length sleeve goes to your wrist c ) full length curtains go to the floor 2.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • full-length — adj. 1. accommodating the full height of the human figure; as, a full length mirror. [WordNet 1.5] 2. representing the full height of the human figure; as, a full length portrait. [WordNet 1.5] 3. unabridged; as, the full length play. Opposite of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • full-length — full′ length′ adj. 1) of standard or customary length: a full length motion picture[/ex] 2) showing or accommodating the full length or height of the human body: a full length mirror[/ex] • Etymology: 1700–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • full-length — [fool′leŋkth′, fool′leŋth′] adj. 1. showing or covering the whole length of an object or all of a person s figure: said of a picture or mirror 2. of the original, unabridged, or standard length; not shortened [a full length novel] …   English World dictionary

  • full-length — 1) ADJ: ADJ n A full length book, record, or film is the normal length, rather than being shorter than normal. ...his first full length recording in well over a decade. 2) ADJ: ADJ n A full length coat or skirt is long enough to reach the lower… …   English dictionary

  • full-length — 1 adjective 1 full length mirror/photograph/portrait a mirror etc that shows all of a person, from their head to their feet: a full length portrait of the queen 2 full length skirt/dress/coat a full length skirt etc reaches the ground, or is the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • full-length — I UK / US adjective 1) a full length coat, dress, or skirt goes down to your feet a) a full length mirror or picture shows someone s whole body including their feet b) a full length sleeve goes to your wrist c) full length curtains go to the… …   English dictionary

  • full-length — /fool lengkth , length /, adj. 1. of standard or customary length: a full length movie. 2. showing or accommodating the full length or height of the human body: a full length mirror. [1700 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • full-length — /ˈfʊl lɛŋθ/ (say fool length) adjective 1. fully stretched: *Gough was lying full length on his settee, reading papers –blanche d alpuget, 1982. 2. (of a portrait) showing the whole figure: *I d like to have a full length photograph taken of… …   Australian English dictionary

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