small-scale

[smawl-skeyl]
adjective
1.
of limited extent; of small scope: a small-scale enterprise.
2.
being a relatively small map, model, etc., of the original and, hence, showing relatively little detail.

Origin:
1850–55

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To small-scale
Collins
World English Dictionary
small-scale
 
adj
1.  of limited size or scope
2.  (of a map, model, etc) giving a relatively small representation of something, usually missing out details

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
Private sector activity is typically small-scale workshops, farming, and
  services.
At first, they lived simple nomadic lives, eking out a living with flocks of
  sheep and goats and perhaps small-scale agriculture.
Small-scale charcoal production in the developing world is usually illegal and
  unregulated.
It's a travesty: a small-scale travesty, granted, but a travesty nonetheless.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;