- drawn to a small scale and showing few details: said of a map, etc.
- of limited scope; not extensive: small-scale business operations
The architectural firm made a small scale model of the office building for their client.
- An example of small scale furniture is a dining room table in a doll house.
- An example of small scale is a little step you take towards saving the earth.
- Limited in scope or extent; modest: a small-scale plan.
- Created on a small scale: a small-scale model of the new city hall; a small-scale national map.
(comparative more smallscale or smallerscale, superlative most smallscale or smallestscale)
(comparative more small-scale, superlative most small-scale)
(comparative more small scale, superlative most small scale)
- Alternative spelling of small-scale.
- The Berbers probably date back to the original population in the region, and they continue to dominate small-scale agriculture in the country.
- Agriculture subsidies can make it impossible for small-scale farmers to make a decent living.
- In the early 2000s, people living in small-scale tribal societies all around the world, including Africa, the Pacific Islands, North and South America, and the Himalayas, still used penis sheaths.
- You may decide to do small-scale remodeling yourself but large scale remodeling projects, such as remodeling an entire house, often require a contractor due to the demands of the required work.
- Small-scale gardens are easy to maintain and can be enjoyed by continually creating new and more pleasing compositions of sand and stones, or through the simple practice of quiet meditation.