human-sized human-sized

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having the approximate size of a human being

Usage(s):

  1. Clark Kerr, longtime president of California's statewide university, had conceived Santa Cruz as a quiet, human-sized island within the state's gargantuan system.
  2. Vera Wang is on board; she designed a $15,000 human-sized Barbie wedding dress to be sold exclusively at the Shanghai store.
  3. Houses are more human-sized, in part because the designs create vibrant, walkable public spaces, where people can eat, work and have fun.

News

  • Residents Near Sloan Channel Eagerly Await Wastewater Pipeline

    It has been a little more than two years since North Las Vegas started pumping roughly 20 million gallons of wastewater daily into Clark County's Sloan Channel. Between the smell and the human-sized bug swarms, neighbor Cindy Sherwood would have guessed
    on August 14, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

Quotes

  • "We thought it would be cool to travel around America in a human-sized hamster ball," said Raquel Baldwin, one of the Ball's handlers.
    on Oct 10, 2008 By: Baldwin Source: Trading Markets (press release)

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