siz·​ing | \ ˈsī-ziŋ \

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ASOS ASOS Wiggle maternity dress, $60 SHOP IT As a bonus, ASOS has also made the dress available in other sizing options as well. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle's $56 ASOS Dress Is Back in Stock in Time for Christmas," 17 Dec. 2018 Hopefully, next week's launch will include higher cup sizing options so even more people can get in on the Savage X Fenty train. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Lingerie Has Completely Sold Out," 8 June 2018 Many of them are gaining traction by emphasizing more sizing options and advertising that includes different body types. Maria Armental, WSJ, "L Brands Slashes Dividend, Picks Chief for Victoria’s Secret Lingerie," 19 Nov. 2018 In March, cult-favorite fashion brand Reformation expanded its sizing for the first time, up to a size 22. Ana Colón, Glamour, "Reformation's Cult-Favorite Jeans Will Now Be Available in Sizes 0 Through 24," 12 Nov. 2018 Riley letter is getting picked up on social media, with many responders pointing out that gendered shoe sizing is arbitrary. Mekita Rivas, Teen Vogue, "This 9-Year-Old Basketball Player Is Asking Steph Curry Why His Sneakers Are Only Made for Boys," 27 Nov. 2018 For this reason, most company's sizing for twin, queen, and king weighted blankets will be smaller dimensions than traditional blankets. Lexie Sachs, Good Housekeeping, "The 5 Best Weighted Blankets to Help You Get the Best Sleep of Your Life," 21 Nov. 2018 At some point, someone decided smaller women should have all these wonderful options and larger women should be relegated to less in terms of sizing and style. Nadra Nittle, Vox, "Women’s clothing is divided into straight and plus sizes. Here’s why that’s a problem.," 12 Oct. 2018 Featuring bras, underwear, furry robes, and more, Rihanna's line of lingerie and intimate accessories was heralded not only for being affordable, but for being inclusive in terms of sizing. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "Rihanna Is Closing Out New York Fashion Week With a Savage x Fenty Show," 23 Aug. 2018

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1825, in the meaning defined above

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size stick

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English Language Learners Definition of sizing

: a sticky substance that is used to make a material (such as paper) stiff or smooth or to attach something (such as wallpaper) to a surface

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