View synonyms for sizing


[ sahy-zing ]


  1. the act or process of applying size or preparing with size.
  2. size, as for glazing paper or strengthening fabric.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of sizing1

First recorded in 1625–35; size 2 + -ing 1

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Example Sentences

Adjustable sizing is a nice bonus as well, so it can fit under other layers or loosen to wear on top, depending on the day and the nature of your work.

If your kids are very young you want to search for toddler or junior sizing, and if they are older look for youth sizing or even small adults depending on their head size.

Another strategy is to produce an extensive one-stop product guide showcasing specific use cases, sizing, limitations, and features.

It comes in five sizes—just consult the handy online sizing chart to find the right one.

The expansion to the JW Anderson x Uniqlo collection is offered in a full range of kids and adult sizing and retails from $7 to $20.

Pre-sizing eliminates the opportunity to pile those taters too high.

No more wondering why Gap jeans seem to have their own sizing logic.

Men stare at you quietly as you pass through, sizing you up, and taking long careful drags from their cigarettes.

The brand—whose sizing stops at large—will introduce a line in the spring with items available in sizes over a 10.

The machine -- clad with a sizing chart -- allows customers to insert money and select an item to be released immediately.

Denham had been sizing up this new—yet not new—acquaintance, and the process took no time at all.

I dwell on this because I am a little disappointed that you should have made such a mistake in sizing up Milligan.

Sizing material is also added, which helps to keep the fibres together and hold the ink in printing.

Other objects of sizing are the increase of weight and bulk of the thread and the improvement and feel of the cloth.

The object in sizing warp yarn before weaving is to enable that process to be performed with the minimum of threads breaking.


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