• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Whole-length Representing the whole figure; -- said of a picture or statue.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • whole-length Extending from end to end.
    • whole-length Of full length; exhibiting the whole figure.
    • n whole-length A portrait or statue exhibiting the whole figure.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Whole-length giving the whole figure, as a portrait: full-length
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hál, healthy; Ice. heill, Ger. heil. By-form hale (1).


In literature:

The tomb occupies the whole length of the chapel, and answers the purpose of an altar.
"A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy" by Ida Pfeiffer
A whole-length picture of the governor was hung up in the working-rooms of the house.
"An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 1" by David Collins
I couldn't believe that I really saw the rope floating its whole length on the water, dry at first, then darkening wetly.
"Us and the Bottleman" by Edith Ballinger Price
Here, at length, we again find some soil fit for cultivation, and the whole of it has been taken up in farms.
"Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 1 (of 2)" by Thomas Mitchell
She had come down the whole length of the Red Sea in thirty days.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume IX." by Robert Kerr
These are so numerous, that their herds or flocks are sometimes a whole mile in length.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume X" by Robert Kerr
It extends nearly the whole length of the lake, diminishing somewhat in size at the northern end.
"The Lake of the Sky" by George Wharton James
Not a dam the whole length of her.
"The Rules of the Game" by Stewart Edward White
It rose to a height of about four feet six inches, and was continued throughout the whole length of the church.
"Bell's Cathedrals: Chichester (1901)" by Hubert C. Corlette
On the under side of each leaf there is a prominent rib which extends the whole length.
"Wildflowers of the Farm" by Arthur Owens Cooke
She took a regular walk every day, eight times up and down the whole length of the lawn.
"The Captain's Toll-Gate" by Frank R. Stockton
Godfrey proceeded cautiously and yet rapidly the whole length of it, flashing his torch into every room.
"The Gloved Hand" by Burton E. Stevenson
A narrow ridge of hills of considerable height extends the whole length of the island.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 14" by Robert Kerr
The whole figure is six times the length of the foot.
"Searchlights on Health" by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
She turned and fled down the whole length of the library.
"Elizabeth's Campaign" by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
On this was laid a lead pipe which filled the whole orifice, but, unfortunately, a length of 25ft.
"The Excavations of Roman Baths at Bath" by Charles E. Davis
You may travel the whole length of the Chinese Empire and never witness such a scene.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
After a whole year of resistance, the king at length yielded.
"Historical View of the Languages and Literature of the Slavic Nations" by Therese Albertine Louise von Jacob Robinson
A table ran almost the whole length of the room, with forms on each side.
"The Doctor's Dilemma" by Hesba Stretton
And the whole length of the rath at Gabhra, from end to end, it is that was the grave of Osgar, son of Oisin, son of Finn.
"Gods and Fighting Men" by Lady I. A. Gregory

In poetry:

You'd see the last new song of all
Nail'd with four tacks against the wall.
Nay, the whole length of Chevy Chase
Found in his little bulk a place.
"The Cobbler" by William Hutton
Beneath my fierce, profane caress
The whole white length of body moved;
The drowsy bosom seemed to press
As if against a breast beloved,
Then fail for weariness.
"The Tryst" by Muriel Stuart
Our people one! Nor they with strength
Dependent on a single arm:
Alert, and braced the whole land's length,
Rejoicing in their manhood's charm
For friend or foe; to succour, not to harm.
"The Call" by George Meredith
I’d calmly think of all my wandering youth
Had suffered, with a heart so dear to Truth
That she at length had portioned it with love,
And then of her who to my very soul
Was what the vitalising Sun above
Is to the natural whole.
"A Poet's Home" by Charles Harpur

In news:

Another Year, the 10th feature-length British soap written and directed by Mike Leigh, concerns a year in the life of Tom (Jim Broadbent) and Gerri (Ruth Sheen), the happiest post-middle-aged married couple in the whole of the London suburbs.
Cut whole roast into lengths that will fit into a roasting pan.
Some people may complain about the length of time it takes to travel the whole length of both Manhattan and Brooklyn to get to work each day, but not George Hill.
He doesn't remember much from that night at the Bossert Hotel, except that someone kept refilling his glass with champagne, and he could see from the windows that the whole length of Montague Street was clogged with delirious people.
Particle Breakage examines particle breakage at three different length scales, ranging from single particle studies through groups of particles and looking at solid processing steps as a whole.
In fact the genesis of this whole idea was writer Marc Eisen's pitch for an article on the lengths to which he will go to have a properly made drink.

In science:

At this point, one may wonder where the correlation length ld fits in this whole scenario.
Analog model for quantum gravity effects: phonons in random fluids
Then the deterministic walk takes the whole Euler tour through G \ {w} of length m − deg(w) = m − δ before visiting w.
The Cover Time of Deterministic Random Walks
We also assume the ‘extra randomness’ Y to be split independently among time intervals of length 1; for example, in the case of the (∞, 0)-model, each Yn would not be a Bernoulli( 1 2 ) random variable but a whole sequence of such variables instead.
Law of large numbers for non-elliptic random walks in dynamic random environments
The time needed for a mode traveling the whole fibre length L is given by t = βL/2πν .
Modal noise prediction in fibre-spectroscopy I: Visibility and the coherent model
The fluctuations exhibit power-law correlations in the whole QLRO phase so that the correlation length ξ is always in finite down to the lower critical dimension of the QLRO - paramagnetic transition.
Random field and random anisotropy O(N) spin systems with a free surface
FIG. 2: The top panel shows the magnitude of the (2, 2)-mode for the same strongly precessing case as in Fig. 1 over the whole length of the evolution, and over a length of the first 10000M in the lower panel.
Towards models of gravitational waveforms from generic binaries: A simple approximate mapping between precessing and non-precessing inspiral signals
Finally, with probability 1 − (κ + ξ2 (y) + ξ0 (y))h + o(h) the particle experiences no changes during the whole time interval of length h.
Moment asymptotics for branching random walks in random environment
When applying a variablelength extractor to a stochastic process, it reads incoming symbols one by one until the whole incoming sequence meets certain criterion, then it maps the incoming sequence into a binary sequence of fixed length as the output.
Efficiently Extracting Randomness from Imperfect Stochastic Processes
The bending contribution to the end-to-end distance is accumulated through the whole contour length and it is only partially eliminated by using covariances measured between the terminal base pairs.
Comments on "Length scale dependence of DNA mechanical properties"
In experiments on disordered wires, phase coherence is in general not maintained throughout the whole wire length.
Random-Matrix Theory of Quantum Transport
It measures each track at 220 space points with an rφ spatial resolution of 100 µm or better in the whole drift volume of 2.2 m length.
Summary of the Linear Collider Testbeam Workshop 2009 - LCTW09
Data set was collected for 280 nights with whole length of 1022 hours.
Sternberg astronomical institute activities on site testing programs
Even though we started the whole topic of SIRSNs by considering routelengths, they have played a rather small role in our results, and many questions about route-lengths could be asked.
Scale-Invariant Random Spatial Networks
When temperature becomes comparable to the spin gap, the spin correlation length gets smaller and the whole electronic states including the charge excitation spectrum are reconstructed.
One Dimensional Kondo Lattice Model Studied by the Density Matrix Renormalization Group Method
The visibility ”lc ” denotes the visibility of the correlation function for a fit over a whole coherence length (including the gaussian envelope), ”2xλ” the one for a fit over only two periods.
Long-distance Bell-type tests using energy-time entangled photons