Large vs Macrobiology - What's the difference?

large | macrobiology |


As nouns the difference between large and macrobiology

is that large is (music|obsolete) an old musical note, equal to two longas, four breves, or eight semibreves while macrobiology is (biology) the study of large living organisms.

As an adjective large

is of considerable or relatively great size or extent.

large

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Of considerable or relatively great size or extent.
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  • (obsolete) Abundant; ample.
  • * Milton
  • We have yet large day.
  • (archaic) Full in statement; diffuse; profuse.
  • * Felton
  • I might be very large upon the importance and advantages of education.
  • (obsolete) Free; unencumbered.
  • * Fairfax
  • Of burdens all he set the Paynims large .
  • (obsolete) Unrestrained by decorum; said of language.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Some large jests he will make.
  • (nautical) Crossing the line of a ship's course in a favorable direction; said of the wind when it is abeam, or between the beam and the quarter.
  • Synonyms

    (checksyns) * big, huge, giant, gigantic, enormous, stour, great, mickle, largeish * See also

    Antonyms

    * small, tiny, minuscule

    Derived terms

    * as large as life, larger than life * by and large * enlarge * give it large * have it large * large it, large up, large it up * largely * largeness * writ large * largish

    Noun

  • (music, obsolete) An old musical note, equal to two longas, four breves, or eight semibreves.
  • (obsolete) Liberality, generosity.
  • A thousand dollars.
  • Getting a car tricked out like that will cost you 50 large .

    Derived terms

    * at large

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    macrobiology

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (biology) The study of large living organisms.