large-scale large-scale

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) unusually large in scope
  2. (adj) constructed or drawn to a big scale

Usage(s):

  • Katherine Potter, a spokeswoman for Ausra, the company proposing the solar thermal plant, insists that large-scale solar is needed, and soon.

News

  1. Badminton Singapore Open hit by late pull-outs

    A large-scale withdrawal on the eve of competition has robbed badminton's Singapore Open of several seeded players after superstars Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei also chose to skip the event.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. For the second straight year, there will be no large-scale fireworks show on the Fourth of July in Fontana

    Fireworks lit up the sky above Auto Club Speedway in Fontana on July 4, 2010. However, for the second straight year, no large-scale fireworks show is scheduled in Fontana on the Fourth of July.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Fontana Herald News

  3. Hospital workers trained for large-scale emergencies

    Some Wisconsin hospital workers received a sobering first-hand glimpse into what dealing with a large-scale disaster might look like. Several members from Saint Mary's emergency preparedness team, plus members from other Wisconsin hospitals, traveled to Alabama to take part in a FEMA drill featuring realistic recreations of emergency scenarios. In the drill students had to deal with a subway ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WISC-TV Madison

Quotes

  1. Bush said, "In Iraq, we are witnessing the first large-scale Arab uprising against Osama bin Laden, his grim ideology, and his terror network."
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Christian Science Monitor

  2. "I view the film first and foremost as a large-scale thrill ride. That's what it's always been intended to be for me," Nolan said in an interview. "If it's got more interesting ideas in it and whatever, that's all intended to just rattle...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Christopher Nolan Source: The Canadian Press

  3. The Norwegian Nobel Committee said global warming, "may induce large-scale migration and lead to greater competition for the earth's resources. Such changes will place particularly heavy burdens on the world's most vulnerable countries. There may be...
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Alfred Nobel Source: Forbes

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