overscale
or overscaled adjective Date: 1953 oversize <
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • overscale — [ō′vər skāl′] adj. larger than the normal or usual size or large in relation to its surroundings: also overscaled …   English World dictionary

  • overscale — ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective or overscaled ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ Etymology: overscale from over + scale (VII) (III); overscaled from over + scaled (III) (I) : oversize …   Useful english dictionary

  • overscale — /oh veuhr skayl /, adj. larger or more extensive than normal or usual; outsize; oversize. [OVER + SCALE3] * * * …   Universalium

  • overscale — adjective Out of scale; much too large for the context in which it exists Syn: overscaled …   Wiktionary

  • overscale — o•ver•scale [[t]ˈoʊ vərˈskeɪl[/t]] adj. his outsize; oversize …   From formal English to slang

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  • overscaled — adjective see overscale …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • OO gauge — 00 gauge redirects here. For the wire gauge, see American wire gauge. OO U.K. prototype model of a 00 scale (1:76) British Rail Class 25 shown with an 18mm Five Pence coin for scale Scale per foot: 4 mm to 1ft …   Wikipedia

  • 4mm scale — 4 mm scale is the most popular model railway scale used in the United Kingdom. The term refers to the use of 4 millimeters on the model equating to a distance of 1 foot (305 mm) on the prototype (1:76.2). It is also used for military… …   Wikipedia

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