sizing

Definitions:

  • A glaze or filler; size.
  • Treatment of a fabric or other surface with size.
  • The act or process of applying size or preparing with size.
  • Size prepared for use in any mechanical trade
  • Any act or process indicated by <em>size</em>, <em>verb</em>
  • Specifically, in university use:
  • An order for extra food or drink from the buttery.
  • Any article so ordered; a size.
  • In <em>mining</em>, sorting the crushed or stamped ores into grains of various sizes, in order that a more perfect separation of the various mineral and metalliferous substances of which the ore is made up may afterward be effected by the use of such ore-dressing or separating apparatus as may be considered suitable for the purpose.
  • Act of covering or treating with size.
  • A weak glue used in various trades; size.
  • The act of sorting with respect to size.
  • The act of bringing anything to a certain size.
  • Food and drink ordered from the buttery by a student.
  • A <xref>gelatinous</xref> glue for <xref>glazing</xref> or sizing canvas, paper, plaster or wood; often made from animal skins.
  • <xref>paste</xref>
  • <xref>food</xref> and <xref>drink</xref> ordered from the <xref>buttery</xref> by a <xref>student</xref>
  • Present participle of <xref>size</xref>.
  • any glutinous material used to fill pores in surfaces or to stiffen fabrics
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