siz·​ing | \ ˈsī-ziŋ How to pronounce sizing (audio) \

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Users can use the adjustable sizing features for a customized fit. Amanda Loudin, NBC News, "Exercise outdoors? These water bottles and hydration systems will go the distance," 31 July 2019 The collection is available in inclusive sizing options, and for every item purchased, another is donated to Smart Works, giving someone access to new apparel for a fresh start. Raisa Bruner, Time, "'She Asked Me Right From the Start to Do the White Shirt.' Designer Misha Nonoo on Working with Meghan Markle for Her New Fashion Collection," 12 Sep. 2019 And really that discussion around plus-size, bigger sizing, is really important to us. CBS News, "Glamour introduces new supermodels, all size 12 and above, in September issue," 28 Aug. 2019 There are some granular settings to play with, including screen sizing and a tasty CRT visual effect, and each game has the modern convenience of save files to make progress easier to come by. Julie Muncy, WIRED, "The Sega Genesis Mini Offers a Touch of 16-Bit Nostalgia," 20 Aug. 2019 Online sizing guides can help parents who want guidance, Zinkin said. Lauren Zumbach,, "That metal thing your parents used to measure your feet? It’s called a Brannock Device, and it’s increasingly rare.," 16 Aug. 2019 This is made even more powerful when companies adopt inclusive sizing, work with models of diverse body types, and nix Photoshopped figures in place of authentic images that reflect their customer base. Glamour, "I Tried on 30 Swimsuits For My 34F Figure—These Are the Absolute Best," 20 May 2019 Plus, this style is available in standard and wide sizing. Emma Seymour, Good Housekeeping, "5 Best Waterproof Shoes Every Woman Needs," 2 July 2019 The suit also includes advanced sizing features for more astronauts to have the best fit in as few as two sizes. Stephen Singer,, "With Mars on the distant horizon, UTC and Delaware business unveil next-generation space suit for extended trips," 26 July 2019

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1825, in the meaning defined above

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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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