English - English Dictionary
full: noun: fu028al
full gainera dive in which the diver throws the feet forward to complete a full backward somersault and enters the water feet first and facing away from the diving board
fullbackthe position of a back on a football team
full nelsona wrestling hold in which the holder puts both arms under the opponent''s arms and exerts pressure on the back of the neck (illegal in amateur wrestling)
full dressformalwear consisting of full evening dress for men
full-dress uniformthe naval or military uniform that is specified by regulations to be worn on ceremonial occasions
full metal jacketa lead bullet that is covered with a jacket of a harder metal (sually copper)
full skirta long skirt gathered at the waist
full-wave rectifierrectifier that converts the negative half wave of an alternating current into a positive half wave
full blooddescent from parents both of one pure breed
fullnessthe property of a sound that has a rich and pleasing timbre
fullnessgreatness of volume
full pagesomething that covers an entire page; "the ad took up a full page"
full stopa punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations; "in England they call a period a stop"
full pointa punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations; "in England they call a period a stop"
full housea poker hand with 3 of a kind and a pair
full complementnumber needed to make up whole force; "a full complement of workers"
full service banka financial institution that accepts demand deposits and makes loans and provides other services for the public
full radiatora hypothetical object capable of absorbing all the electromagnetic radiation falling on it; "a black body maintained at a constant temperature is a full radiator at that temperature because the radiation reaching and leaving it must be in equilibrium"
full admiralthe supreme commander of a fleet; ranks above a vice admiral and below a fleet admiral
full cousinthe child of your aunt or uncle
fullback(football) the running back who plays the fullback position on the offensive team
fullera workman who fulls (cleans and thickens) freshly woven cloth for a living
full professora professor of the highest rank
full generala general officer of the highest rank
FullerUnited States architect who invented the geodesic dome (1895-1983)