moderate-sized moderate-sized

Definition(s):

  • (adj) intermediate in size

Usage(s):

  1. If you look south-east from the steps of the World Trade Centre you will see some moderate-sized hills in the distance.
  2. Even with-in the limits of moderate-sized cities, there is a strong tendency for independent or traction-owned bus companies to enter the municipal transportation field.
  3. Looking from the tiny ports, it seemed that even a moderate-sized wave could reach up and capsize us.

News

  • 3.3-magnitude quake reported early Thursday

    LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – A moderate-sized earthquake was reported on Cobb early Thursday morning. The quake, which occurred at 2:39 a.m., measured 3.3 magnitude on the Richter Scale, according to an initial report from the US Geological Survey, Its epicenter was located three miles northwest of The Geysers and 14 miles southwest of Clearlake, at a depth of 2.2 miles, the US Geological Survey ...
    on July 4, 2013     Source: Lake County News

Quotes

  1. "For years I had a Honda 450, which is a moderate-sized bike," said Travolta. "I am looking forward to owning a Harley again."
    on Feb 28, 2007 By: John Travolta Source: AZ Central.com

  2. "For banks in the moderate-sized ranges and smaller, what we're seeing is that the amount of capital committed to commercial real estate has basically more than doubled from the year 2000 and that ...... these loans today represent three times...
    on May 17, 2006 By: Susan Schmidt Bies Source: USA Today

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