Details of word SIZE

Definition of size

n. - Six.
v. i. - A thin, weak glue used in various trades, as in painting, bookbinding, paper making, etc.
v. i. - Any viscous substance, as gilder's varnish.
v. t. - To cover with size; to prepare with size.
n. - A settled quantity or allowance. See Assize.
n. - An allowance of food and drink from the buttery, aside from the regular dinner at commons; -- corresponding to battel at Oxford.
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.
n. - Figurative bulk; condition as to rank, ability, character, etc.; as, the office demands a man of larger size.
n. - A conventional relative measure of dimension, as for shoes, gloves, and other articles made up for sale.
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.
v. t. - To fix the standard of.
v. t. - To adjust or arrange according to size or bulk.
v. t. - To take the height of men, in order to place them in the ranks according to their stature.
v. t. - To sift, as pieces of ore or metal, in order to separate the finer from the coarser parts.
v. t. - To swell; to increase the bulk of.
v. t. - To bring or adjust anything exactly to a required dimension, as by cutting.
v. i. - To take greater size; to increase in 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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