any device for measuring or sorting objects according to size.
a worker who judges or sorts objects according to size.
(at Cambridge University and at Trinity College, Dublin) an undergraduate who receives maintenance aid from the college.
(Brit) (at Peterhouse, Cambridge, and Trinity College, Dublin) an undergraduate receiving a maintenance grant from the college
sizer siz·er (sī’zər)
A cylinder of variable diameter, with rounded ends, used to measure the internal diameter of the bowel in preparation for stapling.
noun 1. an appraisal or estimation, especially as the result of sizing up: asking for a size-up of the new office equipment.
- Size zero
noun 1. a very small size in women’s clothes, originating in the US, equivalent to a UK size 4 noun the smallest size of women’s clothing Examples Size zero in the US is equivalent to UK size four.
adjective, sizier, siziest. Archaic. 1. thick; viscous.
noun 1. the act or process of applying size or preparing with size. 2. size, as for glazing paper or strengthening fabric. noun 1. the spatial dimensions, proportions, magnitude, or bulk of anything: the size of a farm; the size of the fish you caught. 2. considerable or great magnitude: to seek size rather than […]