How to use Small-scale in a sentence
The cumulative effect of even small-scale changes can, over a period of time, significantly alter the character of a street or village.
It was probably made by boiling brine to dryness on a small scale in many places.
Some local authorities offer small-scale tree and hedgerow planting grants.
However, occasional problems still remain with some small-scale producers of directly-produced juices.
Small-scale individual jewelers may be able to create unique designs more quickly because they do not need to continue supplying wholesale distributors and stores simultaneously.Advertisement
What `Ophrah became on a small scale in the days of Gideon, Jerusalem became on a larger scale in the days of David and his successors.
On the other hand, in the case of less regular deposits, including most metalliferous veins, and especially those of the precious metals, the uncertainty is often very great, and it is sometimes necessary to work on a small scale for months before any considerable expenditure of money is justified.
In the manufacture of a wine-glass the ductility of glass is illustrated on a small scale by the process of pulling out the, leg.
It would appear not improbable that the former was the case, for it must be remembered that articles formed of glass were in the later days of Roman civilization in constant daily use, and that the making of glass was carried on, not as now in large establishments, but by artisans working on a small scale.
The total saving effected is stated to be equivalent to 3 francs per ton of beetroot worked up. This system is also being tried on a small scale with sugar-cane juice in the West Indies.Advertisement
In Australia tobacco is produced on a small scale in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
In the West Indies tobacco is grown on a small scale in many of the British colonies, but only in Jamaica is there a definite industry.
Each male flower consists of a small scale or bract, in the axil of which are usually two, sometimes three, rarely five stamens, and still more rarely a larger number.
Yet the horrors which it wrought hardly checked the magnificent revels of Edward's court, and neither the plague nor the truce stayed the course of the French war, though what fighting there was was indecisive and on a small scale.
Where the production of acetylene is going on on a small scale this method of purification is undoubtedly the most convenient one, as the acid present absorbs the ammonia, and the copper salt converts the phosphuretted and sulphuretted hydrogen into phosphates and sulphides.Advertisement
Opposite each carpel is a small scale which functions as a nectary.
Boring for underground water supply to be used in irrigation was tried on a small scale.
The " ni-in " (also known as " axe ") is a small scale insect belonging to the genus Coccus, found in Yucatan, Oaxaca, Vera Cruz, Michoacan and other southern states, where it inhabits the spondia trees and produces a greasy substance called " ni-inea," which is much used by the natives as a varnish, especially for domestic utensils, as it resists fire as well as water.
To turn from Ethics to Politics, the good of the individual on a small scale becomes on a large scale the good of the citizen and the state, whose end should be no far-off form of good, and no mere guarantee of rights, but the happiness of virtuous action, the life according to virtue, which is the general good of the citizen.
Instead of a scale, only a single mark is placed upon the stem, which is very slender, and bears at the top a small scale pan into which weights are placed until the instrument sinks to the mark upon its stem.Advertisement
A different arrangement, used in the instrument described below, consists in having the magnet hollow, with a small scale engraved on glass firmly attached at one end, while to the other end is attached a lens, so chosen that the scale is at its principal focus.
The Societe Electrometallurgique Francaise, started under the direction of Heroult in 1888 for the production of aluminium in France, began operations on a small scale at Froges in Isere; but soon after large works were erected in Savoy at La Praz, near Modane, and in 1905 another large factory was started in Savoy at St Michel.
But the earlier of these organizations only contemplated employing women for educational work on a very small scale.
Immigration is on a small scale (1024 in 1908), but tends to increase; it is encouraged by the government, which seeks to divert to Paraguay some portion of the Italian labour immigrant into Brazil and Argentina.
It is an attempt to make the phenomena of nature intelligible to us by regarding them as instances on a grand scale of that with which we are already familiar on a small scale.Advertisement
Except John Casimir, the Protestant princes showed no eagerness to assist Gebhard, who in a short time was driven from his see, and afterwards took up his residence in Strassburg, where also he instigated a rebellion on a small scale.
In Scotland the rocks have been so dislocated and disturbed as to prevent the formation of continuous escarpments, and this form of rock-scenery is consequently almost entirely absent, except locally and for the most part on a comparatively small scale.
On a small scale it is possible to push the decomposition as far as 90% of the hydrochloric acid, but on the large scale only at most 60% is reached.
I i shows the whole instrument on a small scale with the telescope directed to the pole, and the hour circle set 6" from the meridian.
On a small scale it is obtained by reducing the trioxide in a current of hydrogen, or the chloride by sodium vapour, or the oxide with carbon in the electric furnace; in the last case the product is porous and can be welded like iron.Advertisement
He had quarrelled with Austria; Russia was persecuting its Catholic subjects; France was under the spell of Gambetta and his doctrine that clericalism was the enemy; Spain and Belgium followed France; even Switzerland was waging a Kulturkampf on a small scale.
For some years the industry was abandoned, but was restarted on a small scale in 1903.
The sugar beet has been added to the productions of Chile, and with it the manufacture on a small scale of beet sugar.
Sulphur has long been worked on a small scale in the Koh-i-Sultan, the largest of the volcanoes of western Baluchistan.
Among them may be mentioned those illustrated by Gustave Dore, first on a small scale (1854), afterwards more elaborately (1870); that of the Collection Didot by Burgaud des Marets and Rathery (1857 and later); the Bibliotheque Elzevirienne edition by MM.Advertisement
Tea cultivation is the other great industry carried on by European capital, but that is chiefly confined to Assam, the industry in Darjeeling and the Dwars being on a small scale.
Both these filters arrest the organisms by purely mechanical action, and if the joints are water-tight and they receive proper attention and frequent sterilization, they both give satisfactory results on a small scale for domestic purposes.
The fundamental objections to oil gas for the enrichment of coal gas are, first, that its manufacture is a slow process, requiring as much plant and space for retorting as coal gas; and, secondly, that although on a small scale it can be made to mix perfectly with coal gas and water gas, great difficulties are found in doing this on the large scale, because in spite of the fact that theoretically gases of such widely different specific gravities ought to form a perfect mixture by diffusion, layering of the gas is very apt to take place in the holder, and thus there is an increased liability to wide variations in the illuminating value of the gas sent out.
Zinc ore is mined on a small scale in the eastern part of the state, the product in 1908 being 341 short tons of metallic zinc valued at $32,054.
Agriculture subsidies can make it impossible for small-scale farmers to make a decent living.Advertisement
The CAP does little to help small scale farmers but enormously benefits rich agribusinesses.
Its main beneficiaries are large agribusinesses, not small scale farmers.
The tests range from small scale charring tests (cone calorimeter) to large scale furnace tests.
A delicious new way to enjoy the taste of high quality Ghanaian cocoa bought from small-scale farmers on Fairtrade terms.
The smelting too would have been handled by small scale crucibles - probably fuelled by charcoal.Advertisement
In addition, small-scale excavation on some of the sites has identified important sites of Neolithic, Bronze Age and Iron Age date.
Its sole objective is to support small-scale cotton farmers.
Projects could include income generation activities such as small-scale farming, arts and craft, and small scale trading.
Gender bias in agricultural market liberalization Women usually occupy particular niches in agricultural markets, as small-scale, retail traders in perishable foodstuffs.
Food was mainly obtained by hunting gazelle, supplemented on a very small scale with (probably ), wild grain.Advertisement
Each champion will organize small-scale community events and signpost vulnerable householders to energy advice.
The amount of energy that can be obtained from a small-scale hydro is subject to three main parameters.
Research fields include small-scale hydropower, wind, solar, wave, and bioenergy as well as social dimensions of energy use.
The economy is small scale compared to the celestial battles fought in the theater of God's wars.
Small-scale farmers often grow sesame as a cash crop, but face economic and technical barriers to improve their returns.
In some cases, relatively small-scale improvements can lead to improved services.
Of these sites only Barton has been completed, a very small-scale facility which cost approx 10,000.
Stocks of flour were limited, so only small-scale food trials were carried out.
Typically the process of learning from external sources is not dramatic and huge, but rather incremental and often small-scale.
Combined projects have already provided opportunities for artists from several disciplines to develop small-scale, experimental, pieces of work.
And making a living means competing in cut throat markets for low paid jobs, or running small-scale, low return businesses.
He now runs Lost Oasis Expeditions, offering small-scale, expert-led, real adventure expeditions in remote desert locations.
The greatest output of Egyptian style art in the 19th Century was on the small scale jewelry and silver tableware.
Anything learned in the operation of the small scale thrusters will be incorporated into the design of the LES thruster.
The project has shown that on a small scale at least, good quality organic seed can be produced under relatively inexpensive polythene tunnels.
The probe is optimized for amplitude and bandwidth, in order to present small scale surface undulations of a high spatial frequency to users.
Only a local, small-scale forest economy would permit, for example, the timely and selective cutting of small woodlots.
On large-scale maps it is necessary to show two coast-lines, one for the highest, the other for the lowest tide; but in small-scale maps a single line is usually wider than is required to Coast- represent the whole breadth of the inter-tidal zone.
They had, in fact, learned from events in Russia and Poland that sporadic outbreaks on a small scale would inevitably discredit their cause, and that a successful revolution would require the support of the army.
The phenomena of the year take place every day in a pond on a small scale.
I continue to practice remedial massage on a small scale to maintain my clinical competence.
The economy is small scale compared to the celestial battles fought in the theater of God 's wars.
Land available for small-scale farming has shrunk, creating land scarcity among the farming population.
My suggestions apply both to small scale seed germination & to keeping adult plants ticking over in UK winter.
Most were small-scale in nature and conducted a local or regional level.
In most cases lack of capital prevents small-scale farmers from owning their own mill.
Very limited consideration has been given to the implications for small-scale hydro - again our own work being the exception [2 ].
The same logic applies to me valuing small-scale producers who make the same effort in their line of work.
Fair trade choccies; small-scale cocoa growers in Ghana own a chocolate company in the UK.
To find out more about some of the archeological features we will undertake survey plans of some sites, together with small-scale excavations.
Building Regulations could also do more to support small-scale renewables.
The Chinese had crude, small-scale plans; the Tibetans had a smattering of local knowledge.
What impact will Terminator seeds have on small-scale farmers?
On the other hand, new small scale supermarkets placed elsewhere could draw trade and weaken existing local centers.
It will teach her where her litter box is and it will help her get used to her new surroundings on a small scale before she ventures into the bigger house.
Local utility companies may offer some renewable energy advice and consultations, so homeowners with small scale projects may want to start their search with the local utility company.
In short, a wide variety of terms are employed to describe an article of dress that offers insight into the life ways of women in some small-scale societies.
In a bog on a very small scale it is not easy to secure the humid atmosphere they have at home, but they will grow wherever Sphagnum grows.
It works best in small-scale gardens, but can be adapted to larger gardens too.
No one ever called an auditorium charming, so there are some advantages to small-scale design.
Large patterns should be avoided, but small-scale prints can flatter petite size 16 figures nicely.
Others choose to outsource portions of the project, however this is more common on small-scale projects.
It is an ideal tool for any origami artist who is hoping to create projects on a small scale or those who wish to have a perfect edge.
Another way to create origami on such a small scale is to use projects normally considered appropriate for larger pieces of paper.
Melting wax in a microwave is useful for small scale candle makers who simply want to make one or two candles.
Although working with a big label is not easy when you're just getting started as a song writer, you can start placing your songs with artists on a small scale by approaching local studios and letting them know what you're doing.
Because the lower lip is such a small area, tattoos placed in this area are necessarily ones that work well on a small scale.
Using Robert Annen's small scale ball bearing techniques, Mathys created the world's thinnest hand-wind mechanical movement, which Jean Lassale placed inside the Caliber 1200.
The small scale approach provides a personal experience, not only between students and teachers, but also among students.
Take a low-cost business startup and turn it into a free one by cutting back on costs, and setting your business up on a small scale.
Rather than paint a shoe, line up a small scale rhinestone decal in a U-shape and opt for some serious shimmer.
The silver and copper mines of the province are numerous, some of them ranking among the most productive known, but the majority are worked with limited capital and on a small scale.
On the small scale it may be prepared by adding an acid solution of a ferrous salt to a solution of potassium ferrocyanide.
The Berbers probably date back to the original population in the region, and they continue to dominate small-scale agriculture in the country.
One form of deregulation is granting advance approval to specified classes of small-scale development because they are considered inconsequential.
Open pit mining finished during the early 1800's and was replaced by small-scale underground mining at the Mona Mine in 1811.
Earlier maps (and later ones that continued to show an unbroken terrace) are probably too small-scale to show the gap.
In the early 2000s, people living in small-scale tribal societies all around the world, including Africa, the Pacific Islands, North and South America, and the Himalayas, still used penis sheaths.
It is a unique form of material culture that draws one in to an understanding of the physical, social, and aesthetic life of women in some small-scale cultures.
Small-scale gardens are easy to maintain and can be enjoyed by continually creating new and more pleasing compositions of sand and stones, or through the simple practice of quiet meditation.
You may decide to do small-scale remodeling yourself but large scale remodeling projects, such as remodeling an entire house, often require a contractor due to the demands of the required work.
Small-scale fabrics and trims will allow you to dress your miniature dolls up to the eyes with accurate representations of many different fabrics and beautiful laces.
Bikram Yoga West is a small-scale yoga studio with just a few instructors, but offers classes seven days a week (four daily during the week, and three daily on Saturday and Sunday).
Dental Websites is a small-scale hosting company, but it offers important services like anti-spam email, reliable servers, online patient forms, and even multi-media support.