Sizing



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 quality.
3.
one of a series of graduated measures for articles of manufacture or trade:
children’s sizes of shoes.
4.
extent; amount; range:
a fortune of great size.
5.
actual condition, circumstance, or state of affairs:
That’s about the size of it.
6.
a number of population or contents:
What size is Springfield, Illinois? The size of that last shipment was only a dozen.
7.
Obsolete. a fixed standard of quality or quantity, as for food or drink.
verb (used with object), sized, sizing.
8.
to separate or sort according to size.
9.
to make of a certain size.
10.
Metallurgy. to press (a sintered compact) to close tolerances.
11.
Obsolete. to regulate or control according to a fixed standard.
Verb phrases
12.
size up, Informal.

to form an estimate of (a situation, person, etc.); judge:
They sized him up with a look.
to meet a certain standard:
He doesn’t size up to my expectations.

Idioms
13.
of a size, of the same or similar size:
The two poodles are of a size.
14.
try on for size,

to put on briefly in order to test the fit of, as a garment or shoes.
to consider, evaluate, do, or use before taking further action:
We’ll try the plan on for size to see whether it’s practical.

noun
1.
any of various gelatinous or glutinous preparations made from glue, starch, etc., used for filling the pores of cloth, paper, etc., or as an adhesive ground for gold leaf on books.
verb (used with object), sized, sizing.
2.
to coat or treat with size.
noun
1.
the dimensions, proportions, amount, or extent of something
2.
large or great dimensions, etc
3.
one of a series of graduated measurements, as of clothing: she takes size 4 shoes
4.
(informal) state of affairs as summarized: he’s bankrupt, that’s the size of it
verb
5.
to sort according to size
6.
(transitive) to make or cut to a particular size or sizes
noun
1.
Also called sizing. a thin gelatinous mixture, made from glue, clay, or wax, that is used as a sealer or filler on paper, cloth, or plaster surfaces
verb
2.
(transitive) to treat or coat (a surface) with size
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