A lathe tool for turning down the insides and bottoms of cylinders.
Characterized by breadth. See Breadth.
Comprehensive; liberal; enlarged.
Cross; coarse; indelicate; as, a broad compliment; a broad joke; broad humor.
Extended, in the sense of diffused; open; clear; full.
Extending far and wide; extensive; vast; as, the broad expanse of ocean.
Fig.: Having a large measure of any thing or quality; not limited; not restrained; -- applied to any subject, and retaining the literal idea more or less clearly, the precise meaning depending largely on the substantive.