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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 small /ˈsmɔl/

From: Network Terminology

 小 小型

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Small a. [Compar. Smaller superl. Smallest.]
 1. Having little size, compared with other things of the same kind; little in quantity or degree; diminutive; not large or extended in dimension; not great; not much; inconsiderable; as, a small man; a small river.
 To compare
 Great things with small.   --Milton.
 2. Being of slight consequence; feeble in influence or importance; unimportant; trivial; insignificant; as, a small fault; a small business.
 3. Envincing little worth or ability; not large-minded; -- sometimes, in reproach, paltry; mean.
    A true delineation of the smallest man is capable of interesting the greatest man.   --Carlyle.
 4. Not prolonged in duration; not extended in time; short; as, after a small space.
 5. Weak; slender; fine; gentle; soft; not loud. “A still, small voice.”
 Great and small,of all ranks or degrees; -- used especially of persons.  “His quests, great and small.” --Chaucer.
 Small arms, muskets, rifles, pistols, etc., in distinction from cannon.
 Small beer. See under Beer.
 Small coal. (a) Little coals of wood formerly used to light fires. --Gay. (b) Coal about the size of a hazelnut, separated from the coarser parts by screening.
 Small craft Naut., a vessel, or vessels in general, of a small size.
 Small fruits. See under Fruit.
 Small hand, a certain size of paper. See under Paper.
 Small hours. See under Hour.
 Small letter. Print., a lower-case letter. See Lower-case, and Capital letter, under Capital, a.
 Small piece, a Scotch coin worth about 2¼d. sterling, or about 4½cents.
 Small register. See the Note under 1st Register, 7.
 Small stuff Naut., spun yarn, marline, and the smallest kinds of rope. --R. H. Dana, Jr.
 Small talk, light or trifling conversation; chitchat.
 Small wares Com., various small textile articles, as tapes, braid, tringe, and the like. --M‘Culloch.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Small, adv.
 1. In or to small extent, quantity, or degree; little; slightly. [Obs.] “I wept but small.” --Chaucer. “It small avails my mood.” --Shak.
 2. Not loudly; faintly; timidly. [Obs. or Humorous]
    You may speak as small as you will.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Small, n.
 1. The small or slender part of a thing; as, the small of the leg or of the back.
 2. pl. Smallclothes. [Colloq.]
 3. pl. Same as Little go. See under Little, a.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Small, v. t. To make little or less. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude
             or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house";
             "a small car"; "a little (or small) group"; "a small
             voice" [syn: little] [ant: large, large]
      2: limited in size or scope; "a small business"; "a newspaper
         with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a
         pocket-size country" [syn: minor, modest, small-scale,
          pocket-size, pocket-sized]
      3: low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage";
         "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people";
         "small beginnings" [syn: humble, low, lowly, modest]
      4: not fully grown; "what a big little boy you are"; "small
         children" [syn: little]
      5: too small to be seen except under a microscope [syn: microscopic,
          microscopical] [ant: macroscopic]
      6: not large but sufficient in size or amount; "a modest
         salary"; "modest inflation"; "helped in my own small way"
         [syn: modest]
      7: (of a voice) faint; "a little voice"; "a still small voice"
         [syn: little]
      8: slight or limited; especially in degree or intensity or
         scope; "a series of death struggles with small time in
         between" [syn: small(a)]
      9: made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth); "her
         comments made me feel small" [syn: belittled, diminished]
      10: lowercase; "little a"; "small a"; "e.e.cummings's poetry is
          written all in minuscule letters" [syn: little, minuscule]
      11: have fine or very small constituent particles; "a small
          misty rain"
      n 1: the slender part of the back
      2: a garment size for a small person
      adv : on a small scale; "think small" [ant: big]