siz·ing | \ˈsī-ziŋ \

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Many fans were quick to point out that the limited sizing goes against any claim of inclusivity. Mekita Rivas, Teen Vogue, "Dua Lipa Announces New Fashion Collection With /Nyden," 25 May 2018 As the kickoff to a brand-new inclusive sizing strategy, the J.Crew Group (which includes J.Crew and Madewell) is releasing a dedicated collection with plus-size fashion brand Universal Standard., "It's Happening! J.Crew Is Finally Introducing Plus Sizing," 10 July 2018 This means Holliday does her best to recognize and call attention to brands that go up to 5x or 6x in sizing, which is unfortunately still not totally common, even in the world of plus-size fashion brands. Jessica Cruel, SELF, "7 Excellent Plus-Size Fashion Brands, According to Tess Holliday," 26 June 2018 Along with news on sizing and possible features, Bloomberg has shared news of how our iPhone listening capabilities may change. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "iPhone X Rumors: Cheaper Phone Without Certain Features on the Way," 25 June 2018 The lingerie company specializes in styles for women with larger chests, and offers a wide range of sizing from D to L. Susan Brickell,, "This Pool Float Is a Game Changer for Anyone With Big Boobs," 28 June 2018 Buy The Best Remixed Shirtdress ASOS WHITE Curve shirt dress in stripe $103, ASOS Shirtdresses are another silhouette that’s hard to find in curve sizing because of the bust. Lindsay Peoples, The Cut, "39 of the Best Summer Dresses," 1 June 2018 While much of the collection clung to Mrs. West's famous frame, other pieces—slouchy neon orange tops, mock-necks, and cargo pants—offered new spins on prior seasons’ exaggerated unisex sizing. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Kim Kardashian West and Kylie Jenner Continue to Roll Out Yeezy Season 7 for the Paparazzi," 14 June 2018 Building permits have been filed for a major renovation to accommodate Dave & Buster's as a new anchor tenant and also the down-sizing of the existing Forever 21 store, Courier Journal previously reported. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "Mall St. Matthews is losing this popular men's clothing store," 22 May 2018

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First Known Use of sizing

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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exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

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