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small

Obsolete (of beer, etc.) of low alcoholic strength

Small

All else being equal, smaller is usually preferable in sustainable building. Larger buildings and spaces require more materials and energy to construct and use more resources to heat, cool, and maintain.

What does it mean when you dream about being small?

If something looks small and distant in a dream, it may be something related to an experience way back in the dreamer’s past. This was an interpretation put forward by Sigmund Freud. (See also Little, Shrink).

SMALL

(1)
Functional, lazy, untyped.

["SMALL - A Small Interactive Functional System", L. Augustsson, TR 28, U Goteborg and Chalmers U, 1986].

SMALL

(2)
A toy language used to illustrate denotational semantics.

["The Denotational Description of Programming Languages", M.J.C. Gordon, Springer 1979].
References in classic literature ?
With those words, Miss Sally put the meat away and locked the safe, and then drawing near to the small servant, overlooked her while she finished the potatoes.
But Mr Swiveller was not a little surprised to see his fellow-clerk, after walking slowly backwards towards the door, as if she were trying to withdraw herself from the room but could not accomplish it, dart suddenly forward, and falling on the small servant give her some hard blows with her clenched hand.
You want opportunity to plunder your fellow-men in your own small way, but you hypnotize yourselves into thinking you want freedom.
You see, you fellows have studied business, in a small way, but you have not studied social evolution at all.
If he found the box he was to leave it there, to send out a small yacht provisioned for a voyage, which was to lie off Rutland Island, and to which we were to make our way, and finally to return to his duties.
You first, Small," remarked the wary Jones as they left the room.
Formerly there were two exceedingly rich silver-mines in this neighbourhood, but their produce is now very small.
These two small villages are placed at the very mouths of the mines; and being perched up on hills, they had a still more unnatural and desolate appearance than the town of Iquique.
Small and broken groups and sub-groups will finally tend to disappear.
Natural selection, also, leads to divergence of character; for more living beings can be supported on the same area the more they diverge in structure, habits, and constitution, of which we see proof by looking at the inhabitants of any small spot or at naturalised productions.
At one end he built a fireplace of small stones from the beach.
Near to this stream there is a small mountain of mica slate, including garnets.