• WordNet 3.6
    • adv fully to the greatest degree or extent; completely or entirely; (`full' in this sense is used as a combining form) "fully grown","he didn't fully understand","knew full well","full-grown","full-fledged"
    • adv fully sufficiently; more than adequately "the evidence amply (or fully) confirms our suspicions","they were fully (or amply) fed"
    • adv fully referring to a quantity "the amount was paid in full"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The only bone fully grown at birth is located in the ear
    • adv Fully In a full manner or degree; completely; entirely; without lack or defect; adequately; satisfactorily; as, to be fully persuaded of the truth of a proposition.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: To tell if a egg is fully cooked or raw, just spin it. If the egg wobbles then it is still raw, and if it easily spins it is fully cooked
    • fully In a full manner; to the full; without lack or defect; completely; entirely: as, to be fully persuaded of something.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Betsy Ross was born with a fully formed set of teeth.
    • adv Fully completely: entirely
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  • Daniel Webster
    “The world is governed more by appearances than by realities, so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.”
  • Erich Fromm
    “Most people die before they are fully born. Creativeness means to be born before one dies.”
  • Napoleon Hill
    “Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    “What is not fully understood is not possessed.”
  • Jack Kornfield
    Jack Kornfield
    “To live fully is to let go and die with each passing moment, and to be reborn in each new one.”
  • George Bernard Shaw
    “In order to fully realize how bad a popular play can be, it is necessary to see it twice.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. full; Goth. fulls, Ice. fullr, Ger. voll.


In literature:

They're sure to report a case of the sort pretty fully.
"Lalage's Lovers" by George A. Birmingham
Hester fully understood it; and Mrs Grey showed by her bridling that it was not lost upon her either.
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau
We calculated that the monster weighed fully six hundred pounds.
"In the Wilds of Florida" by W.H.G. Kingston
Let us now look at the question as to what is meant by an atom more fully.
"Aether and Gravitation" by William George Hooper
The herd is fully five minutes in passing us.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
The decision made, nothing more was said upon the point, but they remained fully an hour longer in the covert.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
He wondered whether she fully realised what she was saying.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
He read it, and was fully impressed with the desirableness of Cuba as a winter residence for consumptives.
"Little Bobtail" by Oliver Optic
I do not feel as fully qualified as I should be.
"A Matter of Honor" by Ann Wilson
Jeffrey, as editor for its first quarter of a century, may be taken more fully to represent its spirit.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)" by Leslie Stephen
They fully realized that their liberties were in danger.
"An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America" by J. P. MacLean
The weapon of Hay-uta proved to be fully as excellent as it looked.
"Footprints in the Forest" by Edward Sylvester Ellis
He had now fully made up his mind to go into the church.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
The spiritual basis of this movement, its psychological ground, we shall endeavor to unfold more fully hereafter.
"Homer's Odyssey" by Denton J. Snider
The mayor, who was a lawyer, prided himself on his shrewdness, and was fully alive to the serpent strategy of Addicks.
"Frenzied Finance" by Thomas W. Lawson
Fully sixty persons were entombed midst the crash.
"Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror" by Richard Linthicum
The sun must have been fully an hour high when anything like regular and continuous firing had entirely ceased.
"The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865" by Leander Stillwell
No human mind can fathom the depths of the incarnation, nor fully grasp the wonderful personality of the God-Man, the Lord Jesus Christ.
"The Work Of Christ" by A. C. Gaebelein
My brother's whole life was profoundly affected, as he fully recognised, by his father's influence.
"The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I." by Sir Leslie Stephen
Its equipment was ready and in all details fully worthy of German military organization.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)" by Various

In poetry:

Quiet golden miles of dawn—
Smiling all the East along ;
And in my heart nigh fully blown,
A little rose-bud of a song.
"Dawn" by Francis Ledwidge
But He their aching gaze repressed,
Which sought behind the veil to see,
For not without us fully blest
Or perfect might they be.
"Thirteenth Sunday After Trinity" by John Keble
Do we thus ever fully know
The boon of leaving far behind
The world's dull tales of crime and woe,
The gossip of its vacant mind?
"In Silence" by John Lawson Stoddard
That wisdom which doth order all
Shall there be fully shown;
That strength that bears the world there shall
By every one be known.
"Of Heaven" by John Bunyan
Though freest mercy I implore,
Yet I am free on justice' score;
Which never could the guilty free,
Yet fully clears most guilty me.
"The Believer's Riddle; or, the Mystery of Faith" by Ralph Erskine
And the leaf-buds on the vine are woolly,
I noticed that, to-day;
One day more bursts them open fully
—-You know the red turns grey.
"The Lost Mistress" by Robert Browning

In news:

21 fully mature marijuana plants recovered.
In fact, the Negotiated Settlement Agreement, if fully adopted by the Oakland Police Department, will reduce crime.
Why the construction industry lags other sectors when it comes to the use of a fully integrated information system – and how it can share data smarter.
El Guapo Grill, Detroit's first fully-licensed mobile food truck, kicked up the heat this past December.
On the recent political stage, nobody embodied those contradictions more fully than Ann Richards.
It has been fully restored and modernized while retaining many of its original features.—Nick Clayton.
North of Grand Coulee Dam near Elmer City, crews are battling a wildfire that has grown to about 8,000 acres and is not expected to be fully contained until Aug 20.
GRAND COULEE , Wash. About 250 firefighters are working to fully contain a wildfire that has burned more than a square mile near Grand Coulee Dam in north-central Washington.
Autofry, the top-selling line of ventless and automated deep frying systems is proud to introduce the MTI-40C—-the worlds first ventless, fully-enclosed and automated dual basket counter -top deep fryer.
The blossom is supersized about the size of your fully extended hand.
You will need one 9x13x2 inch pan, lined fully (bottom and sides) with non-stick spray and parchment paper.
The fully decked-out version might be $45.
Fully cutting off its access to international business, especially banking and shipping, could be the solution to its bomb program.
TWINSBURG, OHIO – Pepperl+ Fuchs FieldConnex Advanced Diagnostic Module (ADM) is now fully integrated into Emerson Process Management's PlantWeb AMS Suite.
Fully renovated modern kitchen and bath.

In science:

Both are not fully accessible to measurement.
Violation of pseudospin symmetry in nucleon-nucleus scattering: exact relations
We give details of our fully-radiative models in Table 4.
Rotational Evolution During Type I X-Ray Bursts
For both convective and fully-radiative models, we ignore any differential rotation, and assume IΩ is constant, where I is the moment of inertia of the atmosphere (eq. ).
Rotational Evolution During Type I X-Ray Bursts
F I G . 4 . — Temperature profiles (upper panel) and spin down (lower panel) for the fully-radiative models of Table 4. (a) We show constant flux models for mixed H/He ignition with ˙m = 0.1 ˙mEdd , ZCNO = 0.01, and yb = 2.04 × 108 g cm-2 .
Rotational Evolution During Type I X-Ray Bursts
The problem is equivalent to a special version of the O(2) model, whose partition function is given by a gas of fully packed loops on the hexagonal lattice, having two different flavors.
Exact Solution of the Three-color Problem on a Random Lattice
E (β |Γ)dβ is the probability that σ1 survives to scale Γ and is in a cluster with ln(Ω/h) = β ; such properties of the boundary spin are fully characterized in F Sec. V.
Dynamics and transport in random quantum systems governed by strong-randomness fixed points
There is inadequate space here to fully document the immense progress which is being made in this field.
Cosmic Dust in the 21st Century
In four-dimensional Einstein-Maxwell theory, a general stationary solution is fully characterized by mass M , charge q and angular mometum J .
Large N field theories from superstrings
Once the initial state is fully specified also the final one, being the evolution unitary, is perfectly and unambiguously determined.
A General Argument Against the Universal Validity of the Superposition Principle
More fully, for any cardinals µ > κ we consider J = κµ as a linearly ordered set, ordered lexicographically and for ρ ∈ κ>µ let Jρ = {ν ∈ J : ρ ⊳ ν }; without loss of generality I is countable and h : I → J is order preserving.
Classification theory for theories with NIP - a modest beginning
However, much more complex situations can be described this way, up to fully 3D distributions without any symmetries (Jimenez et al. 1999).
High-Redshift Galaxies: The Far-Infrared and Sub-Millimeter View
Their model is based on fully three-dimensional simulations of the density and velocity fields obtained by solving 3D compressible magneto-hydrodynamical (MHD) equations in supersonic turbolent flows, as typical of the motions in Galactic molecular clouds (Padoan et al. 1998).
High-Redshift Galaxies: The Far-Infrared and Sub-Millimeter View
One lattice was started fully ordered, another fully ordered but with the sublattices reversed, and one randomly ordered.
Monte Carlo Simulations of the Random-Field Ising Model
In this case Tabc is fully antisymmetric and when the radii are equal it is proportional to fabc .
Supersymmetry Breaking by Dimensional Reduction over Coset Spaces
The energy of solutions to this set of equations are fully determined by the term R d2x(Bz + [A1 , A2 ])1 which is proportional to the winding number, as we show next.
Simple models with Alice fluxes