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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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Science, social science, math and foreign language classes have the highest average class sizes among academic offerings in middle and high schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District, according to a new district study released Wednesday.
Weidenschilling notes that the elementary snowballs in his model are one-tenth to one-hundredth the size of the fragments of Shoemaker-Levy 9, which measure about 1 km in diameter.
Series: J-ELIII (small-to-medium size all-electric)
Several reasons have been given by these proponents to support their claims that sampling and sample size considerations are not relevant in qualitative research.
The board at last week's meeting approved the smaller class sizes for third grade.
However, modest size differences between the sexes typically characterize mammals with a penchant for soul mates, rather than the gorillalike pattern that had been proposed.
We searched the dominating frequency of ligaments forming from the spray centerline at the sheet break-up point to calculate the size of ligaments.
In simplistic terms, effect size refers to any statistic that describes the degree of difference or relationship between the variables of interest.
The bucket size then determines the size of the loader and its lifting capacity.
Significant reductions in litter size are distributed across all the dose groups, with the fall data following a normal monotonic decrease in litter size (Figure 1).