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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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Sizer (1818-1897) was one of the leading practical phrenologists of his day, having performed more than 200,000 examinations (Davies, 1955).
In Horace's School, the second of the three books, Sizer presents the ideas behind the Coalition of Essential Schools, which the author founded in 1984.
phone, according to Sizer, does not yet allow for simple stocking of inventory.
In town Monday to promote his new book, ``Horace's Hope: What Works for the American High School,'' Sizer discussed examples of schools and teaching methods that work or fail.
Other insurers will always tell you they had a panel of experts look at policies and guidelines and agree," says Sizer.
The Multifamily Quick Loan Sizer assists multifamily investors in determining the viability of available apartment financing, including FNMA multifamily loans.
However, that development could force Singh to view his continued investment as unworkable and, not wanting to walk away, he has asked Scott and Sizer to reconsider his offer.
The section dealing with the Mogensen Sizer explains the important differences between conventional screening and the Sizer approach, which involves the principle of probability screening, whereby sloping screen decks and apertures larger than the aimed-for cut-point are used to reduce significantly the risk of pegging and to improve substantially the relationship of throughput to occupied floor space.
When their hand luggage was too big to fit in the bag sizer, they decided they weren't forking out the extra EUR35 to check their bags on.
In Saturday's game against Bishop Auckland St Mary's C, Prissick began at a cracking rate opening the scoring after just one minute when Mitch Sizer played a fine cross to Connor Callaghan to score with his first touch.
And Malcolm Sizer, of planning consultancy firm Malcolm Sizer Planning Ltd, said the council would be on dodgy ground if it refused the application on the police's say-so.
A number of upgrades for its Farmco Sliver Sizer Remover and Farmco Rotary Size Grader have been announced by Key Technology.