[ adjective ] containing as much or as many as is possible or normal
"a full glass" "a sky full of stars" "a full life" "the auditorium was full to overflowing"
Used in print(Musical America, LXXXI:5...)
The Serge_Prokofieff whom we knew in the United_States_of_America was gay , witty , mercurial , full of pranks and bonheur - and very capable as a professional musician .(Norman Kent, "The Watercolor Art of Roy M. Mason"...)
For me , these will belong more completely to their surroundings if they are conceived in this early stage , though I freely admit that I do not hesitate to add or eliminate figures on the full sheet when it serves my final purpose .
When this occurs , I make the change on the sketch or on the final watercolor - if I have been working on a full sheet in the field .
Unlike many decorative patterns that present a static flat convention , this artist 's pictures are full of atmosphere and climate .(Bell I. Wiley, "Home Letters of Johnny Reb and Billy...)
But fathers often addressed communications to their small children ; and these , full of homely advice , are among the most human and revealing of Civil_War letters .
[ adjective ] constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
"an entire town devastated by an earthquake" "gave full attention" "a total failure"
Used in print(Rocky Mountains News, [Denver, Colorado],...)
They now lead Louisville by a full game on top of the American_Association pack .(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)
They have the same men , no age problem , no injuries and they also have Vinegar_Bend_Mizell for the full season , along with Bobby_Shantz '' .(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
Later the Hurok office made it Dec. 8 thru 17 , a nice , long booking for the full repertory .(The Christian Science Monitor,...)
Cameras stared at soloists ' faces in extreme closeups , then considerately pulled_back for full views of ensemble work .(High Fidelity, 11:10...)
The music is always allowed the living_space needed to attain its full sonority ; yet the hall never intrudes as a quasi performer .
[ adverb ] to the greatest degree or extent; completely or entirely
"fully grown" "he didn't fully understand" "knew full well" (`full' is used as a combining form as in `full-grown' or `full-fledged')
Used in print(Vina Delmar, The Big Family....)
And when he was alone again in the cabin , Alexander lowered his head into his arms and wept , for he knew full well what must be done , what in_the_end would be done .(Samuel Elkin, "The Ball Player," Nugget, 6: 5...)
He came into the bag with his body and Mike_Deegan brought the ball down full in his face .
[ adjective ] (of sound) having marked depth and body
"full tones" "a full voice"
Used in print(Frieda Arkin, "The Light of the Sea," in The...)
Her voice was ripe and full and her teeth flashed again in Sicilian brilliance before the warm curved lips met and her mouth settled in repose .
[ adjective ] having the normally expected amount
"gives full measure" "gives good measure" "a good mile from here"
Used in print(U.S. Reports. Volume 364. Cases Adjudged in the...)
Hence the petitioner had full opportunity to traverse the only conclusions of the Department on file with the Board .
[ verb ] make (a garment) fuller by pleating or gathering