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sized

[sahyzd]
adjective
  1. having size as specified (often used in combination): middle-sized.
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Origin of sized

First recorded in 1575–85; size1 + -ed3
Related formssu·per·sized, adjectiveun·sized, adjectivewell-sized, adjective
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Examples from the Web for unsized

Historical Examples of unsized

  • The demand for writing-paper is exceedingly small compared with the almost unlimited demand for unsized paper for printers.

    Eve and David

    Honore de Balzac

  • I have seen some that were as good as, and even better than, impressions made at the same time on unsized paper.

  • With the exception of the aquatint processes, good printing can be done with dry but unsized paper.

  • Then mix the two parts together, and draw slips of unsized paper, free from alkali, such as fine filtering paper.

  • In the case of entirely clean, unsized paper, water alone is sufficient.


British Dictionary definitions for unsized

unsized

1
adjective
  1. not made or sorted according to size
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unsized

2
adjective
  1. (of a wall, etc) not treated with size
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sized

adjective
  1. of a specified sizemedium-sized
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See size 1
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