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Size (IPA: /ˈsaɪz/)


Size (n.)

Six.

Size (v. i.)

A thin, weak glue used in various trades, as in painting, bookbinding, paper making, etc.

Size (v. i.)

Any viscous substance, as gilder's varnish.

Size (v. t.)

To cover with size; to prepare with size.

Size (n.)

A settled quantity or allowance. See Assize.

Size (n.)

An allowance of food and drink from the buttery, aside from the regular dinner at commons; -- corresponding to battel at Oxford.

Size (n.)

Extent of superficies or volume; bulk; bigness; magnitude; as, the size of a tree or of a mast; the size of a ship or of a rock.

Size (n.)

Figurative bulk; condition as to rank, ability, character, etc.; as, the office demands a man of larger size.

Size (n.)

A conventional relative measure of dimension, as for shoes, gloves, and other articles made up for sale.

Size (n.)

An instrument consisting of a number of perforated gauges fastened together at one end by a rivet, -- used for ascertaining the size of pearls.

Size (v. t.)

To fix the standard of.

Size (v. t.)

To adjust or arrange according to size or bulk.

Size (v. t.)

To take the height of men, in order to place them in the ranks according to their stature.

Size (v. t.)

To sift, as pieces of ore or metal, in order to separate the finer from the coarser parts.

Size (v. t.)

To swell; to increase the bulk of.

Size (v. t.)

To bring or adjust anything exactly to a required dimension, as by cutting.

Size (v. i.)

To take greater size; to increase in size.

Size (v. i.)

To order food or drink from the buttery; hence, to enter a score, as upon the buttery book.

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Command line utility

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Magnitude or dimension of a thing; concept abstracted from the process of measuring by comparing a longer to a shorter

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Statistics value: α (alpha)

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Organization

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Family name

Example Sentence (Quote)

"... Sousuke held out a white bouquet of flowers, each about the size of a human fist." - Full Metal Panic!

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [to Big and Little Enos] Oh, I love your suits. It must be a bitch finding suits size 68 extra fat and a 12 dwarf.j" - Smokey and the Bandit

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A modest young lady with her head the same size as it was when she was a child." - Jimmy Magee

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A woman always has half an onion left over, no matter what the size of the onion, the dish or the woman." - Discworld

Example Sentence (Quote)

" For I am the size of what I see not my height's size." - Fernando Pessoa


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