Definition of Sizing

1. Noun. Any glutinous material used to fill pores in surfaces or to stiffen fabrics. "Size gives body to a fabric"

Exact synonyms: Size
Generic synonyms: Filler
Derivative terms: Size, Size



Definition of Sizing

1. n. Act of covering or treating with size.

2. n. The act of sorting with respect to size.

Definition of Sizing

1. Noun. A gelatinous glue for glazing or sizing canvas, paper, plaster or wood; often made from animal skins. ¹

2. Noun. paste ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of size) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sizing

1. a substance used as a glaze or filler for porous materials [n -S]

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sizing (current term)
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Literary usage of Sizing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chemistry of Pulp and Paper Making by Edwin Sutermeister (1920)
"CHAPTER DC sizing For some purposes papers are required to be porous and absorbent, ... This object is accomplished by various methods of sizing. ..."

2. Chemistry of Pulp and Paper Making by Edwin Sutermeister (1920)
"CHAPTER IX sizing For some purposes papers are required to be porous and absorbent, ... This object is accomplished by various methods of sizing. ..."

3. The Microscopy of Technical Products by Thomas Franz Hanausek (1907)
"sizing. Tests to determine the nature of the sizing may next be undertaken. Only three kinds of sizing need be considered, namely, with glue, with starch, ..."

4. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"This property is imparted to the paper by the use of what are known as sizing agents, which are assisted to some extent by the loading agents, ..."

5. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1905)
"The sizing of coarse products was done by sifting on screens of sheet-metal with round punched holes. These holes ranged in size from 64 mm. to 0.5 mm. in ..."

6. Index of Mining Engineering Literature: Comprising an Index of Mining by Walter Richard Crane (1909)
"sizing OF Screens: Theory of sizing SIZES OF SCREENS FOR ORE. Min. & Sei. ... 330, 340, 10 pages, I. THE PLOTTING OF sizing-TESTS. By WS Hutchinson. ..."

7. Peach-growing by H. P. Gould (1918)
"sizing and grading. Probably the average grower does not give enough attention ... For clearness of understanding, it should be stated that sizing refers to ..."

8. The Art of Paper-making: A Practical Handbook of the Manufacture of Paper by Alexander Watt (1890)
"American Method of sizing.—Machine-sizing.— Double-sized Paper.—Mr. Wyatt's Remarks on sizing. Loading.—The very finest qualities of paper are usually made ..."

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