fullness

Definitions

  • FULL SHOT WITH THE CLEEK. STANCE
    FULL SHOT WITH THE CLEEK. STANCE
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fullness the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing "the music had a fullness that echoed through the hall","the cheap wine had no body, no mellowness","he was well aware of the richness of his own appearance"
    • n fullness greatness of volume
    • n fullness the condition of being filled to capacity
    • n fullness completeness over a broad scope
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Additional illustrations & photos:

FULL SHOT WITH THE CLEEK. TOP OF THE SWING FULL SHOT WITH THE CLEEK. TOP OF THE SWING
FULL SHOT WITH THE CLEEK. FINISH FULL SHOT WITH THE CLEEK. FINISH
FULL IRON SHOT. STANCE FULL IRON SHOT. STANCE
FULL IRON SHOT. TOP OF THE SWING FULL IRON SHOT. TOP OF THE SWING
FULL IRON SHOT. FINISH FULL IRON SHOT. FINISH
The Boys Had a Full Load The Boys Had a Full Load
FULL GROWN HORNBEAM IN WINTER FULL GROWN HORNBEAM IN WINTER
A full-length portrait of Cromwell A full-length portrait of Cromwell

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The full name of the Titanic ship is R.M.S. Titanic, which stands for Royal Mail Steamship
    • n Fullness The state of being full, or of abounding; abundance; completeness. "“In thy presence is fullness of joy.”"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Barbies full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts
    • n fullness The state or quality of being full or filled, in any sense of those words.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The banana plant reaches its full height of 15 to 30 feet in about one year. The trunk of a banana plant is made of sheaths of overlapping leaves, tightly wrapped around each other like celery stalks.
    • Fullness the state of being filled so as to have no part vacant: the state of abounding in anything: completeness: satiety: largeness: force and volume, as of sound:
    • Fullness (Shak.) plenty, wealth
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Quotations

  • Eden Phillpotts
    Eden Phillpotts
    “The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.”
  • Percy Ross
    Percy Ross
    “The world is full of genies waiting to grant your wishes.”
  • Richard Whately
    Richard%20Whately
    “Unless people can be kept in the dark, it is best for those who love the truth to give them the full light.”
  • George Bancroft
    George Bancroft
    “Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape.”
  • Henry Kissinger
    Henry%20Kissinger
    “There can't be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.”
  • Horace Mann
    Horace%20Mann
    “A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.”

Idioms

At full tilt - If something is at full tilt, it is going or happening as fast or as hard as possible.
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Full as a tick - If you are as full as a tick, you have eaten too much.
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Full bore - If something is full bore, it involves the maximum effort or is complete and thorough.
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Full circle - When something has come full circle, it has ended up where it started.
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Full Monty - (UK) If something is the Full Monty, it is the real thing, not reduced in any way.
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Full of beans - If someone's full of beans, they are very energetic.
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Full of hot air - Someone who is full of hot air talks a lot of rubbish.
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Full of oneself - Someone who acts in a arrogant or egotistical manner is full of himself/herself.
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Full of piss and vinegar - Someone who's full of piss and vinegar is full of youthful energy.
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Full of the joys of spring - If you are full of the joys of spring, you are very happy and full of energy.
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Full speed ahead - If people do something with all their enthusiasm and energy, they go full speed ahead.
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Full swing - If a something is in full swing, it is going or doing well.
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Full throttle - If you do something full throttle, you do it with as much speed and energy as you can.
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Fullness of time - If something happens in the fullness of time, it will happen when the time is right and appropriate.
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In full swing - If things are in full swing, they have been going for a sufficient period of time to be going well and very actively.
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Etymology

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

Usage

In literature:

He was full of hope now, and the next day continued his progress up the river, and at nightfall cast anchor at Yonkers.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
Ah, dear heart, if you only knew how my life was full of silence until you came into it, and now it is full of music!
"The Eternal City" by Hall Caine
He replied that he was full up, but as I had my blankets there was a nice dry shed at the back.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
For a full moment the illusion held, then the wall moved.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
He asked for an awl and punctured his feet full of holes and had the men pour them full of brandy.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
At this Arthur was glad, for he was full gentle and kindly, and would liefer be friendly with a man than his enemy.
"King Arthur's Knights" by Henry Gilbert
The eldest is nearly full-grown, though his body and limbs have not yet assumed the muscular development of manhood.
"The Young Voyageurs" by Mayne Reid
Odd-looking, I have styled them; and the phrase is to be taken in its full significance.
"The War Trail" by Mayne Reid
Yes, Mrs. Home was full of pity for Charlotte, full of pity for Charlotte's lover.
"How It All Came Round" by L. T. Meade
Full confirmation was in her wide dark eyes, which were full of every grievous emotion short of tears.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
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In poetry:

May never was the month of love,
For May is full of flowers;
But rather April, wet by kind,
For love is full of showers.
"Love's Servile Lot" by Robert Southwell
Rude and rough and sad, perhaps;
Anxious and full of toil;
But I think no sorrow or hardship
Thine inner peace can spoil.
"Thora" by Celia Laighton Thaxter
I moulded kings and saviors,
And bards o'er kings to rule; -
But fell the starry influence short,
The cup was never full.
"Song Of Nature" by Henry David Thoreau
"God yow saue, my lege kyng,"
To speke Johne was fulle bolde;
He gaf hym tbe letturs in his hond,
The kyng did hit unfold.
"Robin Hood And The Monk" by Andrew Lang
They do not--nay, they cannot die;
They go to dwell in Heaven;
Where God a free and full supply
Of purest joys hath given.
"Dwelling In Heaven" by James Avis Bartley
And taste and smell, and be inflam'd,
And ravished to see
The buildings he hath for us fram'd,
How full of heaven they be.
"Of Heaven" by John Bunyan

In news:

View full size Noah K. Murray/The Star-Ledger Assemblyman Sean Kean speaks in 2009.
Under bankruptcy laws, no matter what chapter you select, all court-ordered payments for the support of a child or former spouse are non-dischargeable and must be paid in full.
Two Second Acts In Full Swing In Israel.
Kim Kardashian gave her fans a thigh-full posing on all fours .
Authorities say a dump truck driver hauling a full load of soy beans in rural upstate New York accidentally raised the dump box and dumped the entire load onto the roadway Thursday.
See the full tour schedule for The Whales at thewhalesmusic.com/shows.
How about a night full of fun with a New Orleans feel.
The politics we see isn't always the full reality.
View full size Post-Standard file photo Chicken thighs over a large open air grill at Bob's Barbeque.
Kim Kardashian gave her fans a thigh-full posing on all fours.
View full size David Grunfeld, Times-Picayune archive Nathanial Zimet in 2009.
They created high-rise playgrounds chock-full of amenities , and well-heeled New Yorkers responded.
The Amity Club's Cookbook is chock full of Italian favorites and makes a perfect holiday gift.
For two to three years, an inaugural class of nine apprentices will work full time in the Duryea plant, receive full benefits, and take classes both in person and online through partnerships with local schools.
Paul Casey in full power swing and experiencing full sun and full shade aptly assisted by his Nike SQ sunwear.
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In science:

The full DBI action to all orders in the surface gauge field is not fully known - an attempt to use the full DBI on a similar problem in the D3-D7 set up has recently appeared .
Chemical Potential in the Gravity Dual of a 2+1 Dimensional System
Example 3.4. ([Kei99], Examples 4.6 and 4.11)) (i) The set KS of B -simple random elements of M is full, and (KS , B ) is a full randomization of M. (ii) The set KC of B -countable random elements of M is full.
Randomizations of models as metric structures
As a finite intersection of sets of full measure is still a set of full measure we obtain that for a.e. bV ∈ J so∗(2L) the measure PL k=1 µ ˜ω ,V ,k is a.c. w.r.t. µ ˜ω ,V ,1 , namely µ ˜ω ,V is a.c. w.r.t. µ ˜ω ,V ,1 .
Random Dirac operators with time-reversal symmetry
Then consider V (cid:48) the union of all the V(Q,h) that appear in the full tree, and U (cid:48) the union of all U(Q,h) and W(Q,h) that appear in the full tree.
Maximal Graded Orders over Crystalline Graded Rings
Also, by Lemma 12, we always have G = S and L is a group since S is a full pointed reflection space of G ⊂ Q and L is a full pointed reflection space of hLi ⊂ Q, and hence 2G ⊂ L (or 3G ⊂ L for type G2 ) by Theorem 7.
Locally extended affine root systems
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