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Definition of Sizes
SizeSize Size, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sized; p. pr. & vb. n.
To cover with size; to prepare with size.
Size Size, v. i.
1. To take greater size; to increase in size.
Our desires give them fashion, and so, As they wax
lesser, fall, as they size, grow. --Donne.
2. (Univ. of Cambridge, Eng.) To order food or drink from the
buttery; hence, to enter a score, as upon the buttery
SizeSize Size, n. [See Sice, and Sise.]
Six. SizeSize Size, v. t.
1. To fix the standard of. ``To size weights and measures.'
2. To adjust or arrange according to size or bulk.
(a) (Mil.) To take the height of men, in order to place
them in the ranks according to their stature.
(b) (Mining) To sift, as pieces of ore or metal, in order
to separate the finer from the coarser parts.
3. To swell; to increase the bulk of. --Beau. & Fl.
4. (Mech.) To bring or adjust anything exactly to a required
dimension, as by cutting.
To size up, to estimate or ascertain the character and
ability of. See 4th Size, 4. [Slang, U.S.]
We had to size up our fellow legislators. --The
Century. sizeAssize As*size", n. [OE. assise, asise, OF. assise, F.
assises, assembly of judges, the decree pronounced by them,
tax, impost, fr. assis, assise, p. p. of asseoir, fr. L.
assid?re to sit by; ad + sed[=e]re to sit. See Sit, Size,
and cf. Excise, Assess.]
1. An assembly of knights and other substantial men, with a
bailiff or justice, in a certain place and at a certain
time, for public business. [Obs.]
(a) A special kind of jury or inquest.
(b) A kind of writ or real action.
(c) A verdict or finding of a jury upon such writ.
(d) A statute or ordinance in general. Specifically: (1) A
statute regulating the weight, measure, and
proportions of ingredients and the price of articles
sold in the market; as, the assize of bread and other
provisions; (2) A statute fixing the standard of
weights and measures.
(e) Anything fixed or reduced to a certainty in point of
time, number, quantity, quality, weight, measure,
etc.; as, rent of assize. --Glanvill. --Spelman.
--Cowell. --Blackstone. --Tomlins. --Burrill.
Note: [This term is not now used in England in the sense of a
writ or real action, and seldom of a jury of any kind,
but in Scotch practice it is still technically applied
to the jury in criminal cases. --Stephen. --Burrill.
(f) A court, the sitting or session of a court, for the
trial of processes, whether civil or criminal, by a
judge and jury. --Blackstone. --Wharton. --Encyc.
(g) The periodical sessions of the judges of the superior
courts in every county of England for the purpose of
administering justice in the trial and determination
of civil and criminal cases; -- usually in the plural.
--Brande. --Wharton. --Craig. --Burrill.
(h) The time or place of holding the court of assize; --
generally in the plural, assizes.
3. Measure; dimension; size. [In this sense now corrupted
An hundred cubits high by just assize. --Spenser.
[Formerly written, as in French, assise.]
Meaning of Sizes from wikipedia
on standard mattress sizes
vary from country
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also vary according
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- is ISO 216. It is based
on the German
DIN 476 standard
for paper sizes
. ISO paper sizes
are all based
on a single aspect ratio
of the square
root of 2,...
- more letters
. Bra cup sizes
were first invented
in 1932 while
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- photographic print sizes
are used in photographic
printing. Cut sheets
of paper meant
for printing photographs
sold in these sizes
. Many nominal...
, as with the creation
of clothing sizes
and shoe sizes
, and with the standardization
of door frame
heights, and bed sizes
GB/T 2668-2002 Sizes
for coats, jackets
GB/T 14304-2002 Sizes
for woolen garments
JIS L 4001 (1997) Sizing systems
for infants' garments...
- paper sizes
, used across
the world except
in North America
America. The standard defines
the "A", "B" and "C" series
of paper sizes
- Children's sizes
to men's sizes
plus 12 1⁄3. Children's sizes
do not differ
adults' do: child
of treatment effect
is important). Effect sizes
may be measured
terms. In relative effect sizes
, two groups
- defined standards known
as U.S. catalog sizes
. Body measurements below
in inches. Men's standard sizes
were probably developed first during
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