larger larger  /ˈlɑr dʒər/


  • (adj) large or big relative to something else


  1. In Korea the backbone of Communist resistance was broken, but on the larger battlefield of Asia, the week brought defeat as well as victory for the free world.
  2. It is fashionable at this fin de siecle to use the man to tear down the hero, to expose human pathologies at the expense of larger-than-life achievements.


  1. Supermoon: Will it be 5 times larger? Not exactly. Still, cue 'Moonstruck.'

    This year's supermoon – it's also a strawberry moon – will be (slightly) larger and brighter than others, because its full phase comes as the orb makes its closest approach to Earth.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  2. Larger Screens and Improved Resolution Drive Growth in Smartphone Displays, According to NPD DisplaySearch

    Over the past two years, global smartphone display shipments have increased 120%, thanks to growing sales of larger, higher resolution displays, according to the 2013 Smartphone and Tablet PC FPD Roadmap Report from NPD DisplaySearch. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Larger Rival to Acquire 3-D Printing Start-Up MakerBot

    MakerBot, the Brooklyn-based start-up that makes 3-D printers, has agreed to sell itself to its larger rival Stratasys, the companies announced on Wednesday.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: New York Times

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