• WordNet 3.6
    • adj full-blown having or displaying all the characteristics necessary for completeness "a full-blown financial crisis"
    • adj full-blown fully ripe; at the height of bloom "a full-blown rose"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Full-blown Fully distended with wind, as a sail.
    • Full-blown Fully expanded, as a blossom; completely developed; as, a full-blown rose.
    • Full-blown Of full intensity; as, the recession developed into full-blown depression; a full-blown international crisis.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • full-blown Fully distended with wind.
    • full-blown Fully expanded, as a blossom.
    • full-blown Figuratively, perfected; developed; matured; finished: as, a full-blown beauty; a full-blown doctor.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Full-blown blown or fully expanded, as a flower
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. full; Goth. fulls, Ice. fullr, Ger. voll.


In literature:

That's a complete full-blown fiction.
"The Dodge Club" by James De Mille
The genius of Raphael is the full-blown flower and final fruit, complete, mature.
"The Gate of Appreciation" by Carleton Noyes
As Minerva, full grown, from the great brow of Jove Sprang to life, so full blown from our breasts may spring Love.
"Three Women" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
But a magnificent full-blown peeress, who knew her own mind and had nothing to fear, for her husband was no better than herself.
"The Martian" by George Du Maurier
But, suppose they wanted you to believe I loved you very much indeed, they would choose you out a full-blown rose.
"The Buccaneer" by Mrs. S. C. Hall
With her rosy, full-blown, robust benevolence, Mrs.
"The Combined Maze" by May Sinclair
They look what I can only describe to you as full-blown.
"Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate" by Charles Turley
Her dress is of a darker green, her head is adorned with full-blown flowers, her face is tanned by labour.
"Forgotten Tales of Long Ago" by E. V. Lucas
Beside him, her Uncle Tom looked full-blown, her father seemed uncouth.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
When the roses are full blown, pick off the leaves carefully, and allow a peck of them to a quart of water.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
The report is altogether unsoldierly; it is fussy and inflated; a full blown specimen of the pompously inane.
"Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863" by Adam Gurowski
His noontide's full-blown lily coronet?
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 86, December, 1864" by Various
The little beauty cut off her hair, put on a blonde wig, and bloomed out a full-blown genius.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 20, August 1877" by Various
The bubble was then full-blown and began to quiver and shake preparatory to its bursting.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
She had a full-blown matronly figure.
"Reminiscences of Charles Bradlaugh" by George W. Foote
The leaves are generally full blown and crumpled.
"Our Homeland Churches and How to Study Them" by Sidney Heath
The air was full of feathery masses of snow blown from treetops.
"The Peace of Roaring River" by George van Schaick
And, nevertheless, we shall be in the midst of full-blown Anarchy; individual liberty will be safe and sound.
"Anarchism and Socialism" by George Plechanoff
Thus they despised be, on every side, Dislandered and blown upon full wide.
"Fifteenth Century Prose and Verse" by Various
A little face, full o' th' laugh an' joke, an' brown curls blown by the wind.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 91, May, 1865" by Various

In poetry:

In all the pride of full-blown charms
Yield her, relenting, to my arms:
Her bosom touch with soft desires,
And let her feel what she inspires.
"Songs" by Anna Laetitia Aikin Barbauld
The elms have robed their slender spray
With full-blown flower and embryo leaf;
Wide o'er the clasping arch of day
Soars like a cloud their hoary chief.
"Spring Has Come" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Blest Light, blest Morning! beautiful it shone
Just over the dark hills with orient rays,
Which, like the summons from a trumpet blown,
Poured full upon her gaze.
"The Gate Of Death" by Samuel John Stone
Day, full-blown and splendid—Day of the immense sun, action,
ambition, laughter,
The Night follows close, with millions of suns, and sleep, and
restoring darkness.
"Great Are The Myths" by Walt Whitman
Ah! over full my heart is
Of sadness and of pain;
As a rose-flower in the garden
The dull dusk fills with rain;
As a blown red rose that shivers
And bends to the wind and rain.
"A Reed Shaken In The Wind" by Madison Julius Cawein
I WILL be glad to - day: the sun
Smiles all adown the land; The lilies lean along the way;
Serene on either hand,
The full - blown roses, red and white,
In perfect beauty stand.
"A Perfect Day" by Ina Donna Coolbrith

In news:

Television shows like Iron Chef and Chopped captivate millions of viewers, turning once obscure chefs into full-blown celebrities.
Her memoir of the early weeks of the conflict -- now a full-blown civil war that has claimed 28,000 lives, according to opposition activists -- earned her literary honors in exile this week.
E-reader sales plunge as full-blown tablets take over, research firm says.
E-reader sales plunge as full -blown tablets take over, research firm says.
That idea has now developed into a full-blown company.
We don't mean going full-blown vegan here, just eliminating meat from your diet one out of every seven days.
The Senate panel provided excerpts of company e-mails showing a progression from late 2006 through the full-blown mortgage crisis a year later.
With less than 80 days until athletes start their journey in the London Olympics, it's full-blown red, white and blue love here in the office.
Unfortunately, neither the economics nor the infrastructure caught up with the initiative in time to make it a full-blown investment.
Today, Lee is in full blown conspiracy mode, maintaining his claim that the moon landing never occured.
In the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, what started off as a decorating job turned into a full-blown renovation for Nicole Hollis, founder of Nicole Hollis Interior Design.
MIAMI (AP) — Carlotta has grown from a tropical storm to a full-blown hurricane as it moves toward southern Mexico's Pacific coast .
I'm talking about a full blown, profesional style track.
There's once again a full-blown air war over Afghanistan.
For many people the thought of going number 2 in a public place, let alone work can bring on a full blown panic attack.

In science:

If the physical photon has significant mixing with the trace U(1) photon, it seems likely therefore that a non-zero B field would be felt as residual Lorentz violation rather than full blown noncommutative field theory.
Noncommutativity from the string perspective: modification of gravity at a mm without mm sized extra dimensions
While the argument above was constructed for the toy model of Eq. (1), one could proceed identically for the full blown microscopic Hamiltonian of LiHoxY1−xF4 .
Effective Spin-1/2 Description of Transverse-Field-Induced Random Fields in Dipolar Spin Glasses with Strong Single-Ion Anisotropy
The two works [4, 10] focus concretely in a full blown quantum cosmology, and its interpretational problems, which are even more severe than the ones we are dealing with here.
Phenomenological analysis of quantum collapse as source of the seeds of cosmic structure
In the next sections, we first introduce the syntax of the full -blown action description language BM V (Section 5).
Multi-valued Action Languages in CLP(FD)
They simply indicate that the corresponding proof subtree can be pasted at the corresponding (Idem) node to obtain a full blown canonical proof.
Cyclic and Inductive Calculi are equivalent
But when realizing a full blow-up to a a smooth K3 geometry, these U (1) instantons cannot be defined anymore on the blown-up P1 ’s and are replaced by SU (2) instantons with instanton number ta .
Gauge Threshold Corrections for N = 2 Heterotic Local Models with Flux, and Mock Modular Forms
DC S = (0.482 ± 0.093)% This preliminary result preludes a full-blown lifetime analysis which soon will provide the FOCUS measurement of the r′ mixing parameter.
New FOCUS results on charm mixing and CP violation
An alternative approach is to undertake a full-blown Monte Carlo simulation of the most likely evolutionary scenarios described in §2.4.3.
Binary and Millisecond Pulsars at the New Millennium
Options considered ranged from simple rules and heuristic recipes, to extensive look-up tables using precomputed data, to full-blown “live” simulations of stellar and binary evolution and stellar hydrodynamics embedded in a dynamical code.
MODEST-1: Integrating Stellar Evolution and Stellar Dynamics
Somewhat fortuitously, ’low’, ’high’ and ’intermediate’ can also be taken to refer to BLN frequency (although in a full-blown HS the BLN is not detected).
A review of rapid X-ray variability in X-ray binaries
After all, the collective model of equation (5) was only the k = 0 part of the full blown Hamiltonian (1), but we did not consider the symmetry breaking field to be only the k = 0 part of some other field acting on all atoms individually.
Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking in Quantum Mechanics
The logic behind this definition of ¯G will be apparent later when we do a full-blown calculation of conductance.) The subscript on ¯G stands for the two states that are degenerate at this peak and the superscript reminds us that the Zeeman term is absent: EZ = 0.
Large spin-orbit effects in small quantum dots
This will provide tighter constraints for ΛCDM simulations that start from an inversion of the local density field, which routinely produce better galaxies than full-blown simulations.
Conference Summary: Magellanic System - Stars, Gas and Galaxies
Later on, we occasionally make a full-blown vortex detection, but only on the remaining basic particles, as the already detected vortexes are managed by the multiagent system.
Different goals in multiscale simulations and how to reach them
Studies of tensor models and GFT renormalization are just beginning , but already one example of a fully renormalizable non-trivial tensor model in 4 dimensions, though much simpler than full-blown GFTs for 4d gravity, has been recently exhibited .
Ten questions on Group Field Theory (and their tentative answers)