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Definition of "size" []

  • The physical dimensions, proportions, magnitude, or extent of an object. (noun)
  • Any of a series of graduated categories of dimension whereby manufactured articles, such as shoes and clothing, are classified. (noun)
  • Considerable extent, amount, or dimensions: a debt of enormous size. (noun)
  • Relative amount or number, as of population or contents: What size is Cleveland? (noun)
  • Character, value, or status with reference to relative importance or the capacity to meet given requirements: Try this proposal on for size. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "size" in a sentence
  • "Since a specified size described as “nominal size” can never exactly be found two dimensions are necessary between which the actual size may vary."
  • "The solution: create a structure with the standard elements, allocate too much memory, and the rest is the element. struct dyn_list int size; struct dyn_list* next; void* node_alloc (unsigned int size)/* returns pointer to element */struct dyn_list* h = malloc (sizeof (struct dyn_list) +size);"
  • "; ~ LV_GetText (name, A_EventInfo,1); ~ LV_GetText (size, A_EventInfo,2); ~ tooltip, Name: \% name\%\%A_Tab\%Size: \% size\%"