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size

[sīz]
(materials)
Materials used to surface-treat textiles, papers, and leathers; examples are starch, gelatins, casein, water-soluble gums, and waxes. Also known as sizing.
(mathematics)
The number of edges of a graph.
For a test of a hypothesis, the probability of a type I error.

size

1. Same as sizing.
2. To work a material to specified dimensions.

sizing, size

A liquid which is applied over wood, plaster, or other porous surface to fill the pores; reduces the absorption of a subsequently applied adhesive or coating; used to prepare the surface for finishing or to serve as a base for subsequent coatings.
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How does a sizer react when it is faced with noncrushable material?
Here the terms live, but the reality of MCAS alternate assessment is far different from what Ted Sizer, Kathleen Cushman, and Grant Wiggins were advocating in the 1980s and far different from what leading CES schools were and still are practicing.
It looks at what may have led Sizer to introduce this initiative, what actually happened once it was off the ground, and then it asks from a critical perspective whether Sizer and others took the proper steps in introducing the program.
With the combination of position and size, Sizer can be a powerful tool for window management.
In addition to Screeners and Sizers, Mogensen is also the manufacturer of a variety of Vibratory Feeders and High Speed Optical Sorters.
At the time of the disposals, Mr Colvin, Mr Sizer and Mr Murphy announced their intention "to reinvest in the company's shares at the appropriate time".
The equipment range includes Mogensen Sizers, conventional vibratory screens, vibratory feeders and conveyors and compacting tables.
Mrs Sizer said she had known the pair - who wed in Florida last year - as a couple since 1997.
But now the widespread emergence of biomass as a renewable fuel to generate electricity or produce heat has given Sizer a host of potential new customers.
Sizer was appointed dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education in the 1960s when he was only 31.
The team, which included fellow British sailors Sam Davies, 34, Miranda Merron, 39, and Alex Sizer, boat captain, crossed the finish line off Ventnor, Isle of Wight, at 8.