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taller, comparative; tallest, superlative;
  1. Of great or more than average height, esp. (with reference to an object) relative to width
    • - a tall, broad-shouldered man
    • - a tall glass of iced tea
  2. (after a measurement and in questions) Measuring a specified distance from top to bottom
    • - he was over six feet tall
    • - how tall are you?
  3. Used in reference to proud and confident movement or behavior
    • - stop wishing that you were somehow different—start to walk tall!
  4. (of an account) Fanciful and difficult to believe; unlikely
    • - sometimes it's hard to tell a legend from a tall tale

  1. a garment size for a tall person
  2. great in vertical dimension; high in stature; "tall people"; "tall buildings"; "tall trees"; "tall ships"
  3. grandiloquent: lofty in style; "he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying"
  4. tall(a): impressively difficult; "a tall order"
  5. improbable: too improbable to admit of belief; "a tall story"
  6. (tallness) height: the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top
  7. (tallness) the property of being taller than average stature
  8. The Lost Crowes is a compilation album by American rock band The Black Crowes. The two-disc compilation comprises material composed and recorded during the Tall and Band sessions in 1993 and 1997, respectively. Some of these songs were early versions of songs from the 1994 album Amorica.
  9. Tall is a surname, and may refer to: * Ahmadu Tall (19th century), Malian imam * Amadou Tidiane Tall (born 1975), Burkinabé footballer * David A. Tall (born 1963), English cricketer * David O. ...
  10. obsequious; obedient; seemly; suitable; fitting, becoming, comely; attractive, handsome; bold; brave; courageous; valiant; fine; proper; admirable; great; excellent; being of more than average height; Having a vertical extent greater than the average. ...
  11. the smallest size (seems counterintuitive, doesn’t it?), hot espresso drinks come with 1 espresso shot
  12. (AKA Double or Grande): A larger portion (not necessarily twice the size), as in Tall latte.
  13. refers to anyone who’s height is in the 85th percentile or above.
  14. is the opposite of short (right at the top of the page). The motorcycle will have a high final gear ratio giving it strong acceleration and grunt, but ultimately a low top-end speed.
  15. A management structure characterised by an overall narrow span of management and a relatively large number of hirarchical levels. Tight control.
  16. Feeling proud or superior / Feeling overshadowed or overwhelmed / Exaggerating something
  17. Any or all matchcovers produced prior to the beginning of the vending machine period (ca. 1940), which measured at least 4 7/8 in. long. Full books of this kind frequently had rounded saddles (no machine scoring). The term was coined by Bill Retskin in the mid 1980s.
  18. Similar to "on the rocks", in that an extra amount of liquor is given for a small charge. However, "Tall" drinks are normally ones in which soda or juice is added and served in a tall glass, whereas "on the rocks" denotes a small rocks glass and no mixers like soda or juice.
  19. A nation south of M’Doun and North of Nyria. Tall is best known for its fine metal work. Part of the M’Deni Triumvurate.
  20. 12 oz. This is what you'll get if you ask for a "small" drink.
  21. If you see a tall person in a dream, it means that you are interacting with the person who guards the next energy level. If you don’t defeat him, you will lose all the power you have gained to this point, and be pushed back into the same energy level which are trying move out of to get out.
  22. vertically gifted: altitudinally endowed
  23. The scapes are more than 36 inches high.
  24. only for those who don’t need a caffeine IV, 12 oz.  Also known as a “small.”
  25. High Final Drive Gear Ratio