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sizer

[ sahy-zer ]
/ ˈsaɪ zər /
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noun

any device for measuring or sorting objects according to size.
a worker who judges or sorts objects according to size.

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Origin of sizer

First recorded in 1670–80; size1 + -er1
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Medical definitions for sizer

sizer
[ sīzər ]

n.

A cylinder of variable diameter, with rounded ends, used to measure the internal diameter of the bowel in preparation for stapling.
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