"sizing" in the noun sense
1. size, sizing
any glutinous material used to fill pores in surfaces or to stiffen fabrics
"size gives body to a fabric"
"sizing" in the verb sense
cover or stiffen or glaze a porous material with size or sizing (a glutinous substance)
sort according to size
make to a size bring to a suitable size
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