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Area vs. Size

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Areanoun

(mathematics) A measure of the extent of a surface; it is measured in square units.

Sizenoun

An assize.

Areanoun

A particular geographic region.

Sizenoun

(obsolete) A regulation determining the amount of money paid in fees, taxes etc.

Areanoun

Any particular extent of surface, especially an empty or unused extent.

‘The photo is a little dark in that area.’;

Sizenoun

(obsolete) A fixed standard for the magnitude, quality, quantity etc. of goods, especially food and drink.

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Areanoun

The extent, scope, or range of an object or concept.

‘The plans are a bit vague in that area.’;

Sizenoun

The dimensions or magnitude of a thing; how big something is.

‘The size of the building seemed to have increased since I was last there.’;

Areanoun

(British) An open space, below ground level, between the front of a house and the pavement.

Sizenoun

(obsolete) A regulation, piece of ordinance.

Areanoun

(soccer) Penalty box; penalty area.

Sizenoun

A specific set of dimensions for a manufactured article, especially clothing.

‘I don't think we have the red one in your size.’;

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Areanoun

(slang) Genitals.

Sizenoun

(graph theory) A number of edges in a graph.

Areanoun

Any plane surface, as of the floor of a room or church, or of the ground within an inclosure; an open space in a building.

‘The Alban lake . . . looks like the area of some vast amphitheater.’;

Sizenoun

Degree of rank, ability, character, etc.

Areanoun

The inclosed space on which a building stands.

Sizenoun

An instrument consisting of a number of perforated gauges fastened together at one end by a rivet, used for measuring the size of pearls.

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Areanoun

The sunken space or court, giving ingress and affording light to the basement of a building.

Sizenoun

A thin, weak glue used as primer for paper or canvas intended to be painted upon.

Areanoun

An extent of surface; a tract of the earth's surface; a region; as, vast uncultivated areas.

Sizenoun

Wallpaper paste.

Areanoun

The superficial contents of any figure; the surface included within any given lines; superficial extent; as, the area of a square or a triangle.

Sizenoun

The thickened crust on coagulated blood.

Areanoun

A spot or small marked space; as, the germinative area.

Sizenoun

Any viscous substance, such as gilder's varnish.

Areanoun

Extent; scope; range; as, a wide area of thought.

‘The largest area of human history and man's common nature.’;

Sizeverb

(transitive) To adjust the size of; to make a certain size.

Areanoun

a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography);

‘it was a mountainous area’; ‘Bible country’;

Sizeverb

(transitive) To classify or arrange by size.

Areanoun

a particular environment or walk of life;

‘his social sphere is limited’; ‘it was a closed area of employment’; ‘he's out of my orbit’;

Sizeverb

(military) To take the height of men, in order to place them in the ranks according to their stature.

Areanoun

a subject of study;

‘it was his area of specialization’; ‘areas of interest include...’;

Sizeverb

(mining) To sift (pieces of ore or metal) in order to separate the finer from the coarser parts.

Areanoun

a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function;

‘the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants’;

Sizeverb

To approximate the dimensions, estimate the size of.

Areanoun

a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve;

‘in the abdominal region’;

Sizeverb

(intransitive) To take a greater size; to increase in size.

Areanoun

the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary;

‘the area of a rectangle’; ‘it was about 500 square feet in area’;

Sizeverb

To order food or drink from the buttery; hence, to enter a score, as upon the buttery book.

Area

Area is the quantity that expresses the extent of a two-dimensional region, shape, or planar lamina, in the plane. Surface area is its analog on the two-dimensional surface of a three-dimensional object.

Sizeverb

To swell; to increase the bulk of.

Sizeverb

(transitive) To apply glue or other primer to a surface which is to be painted.

Sizenoun

Six.

Sizenoun

A thin, weak glue used in various trades, as in painting, bookbinding, paper making, etc.

Sizenoun

Any viscous substance, as gilder's varnish.

Sizenoun

A settled quantity or allowance. See Assize.

Sizenoun

An allowance of food and drink from the buttery, aside from the regular dinner at commons; - corresponding to battel at Oxford.

Sizenoun

Extent of superficies or volume; bulk; bigness; magnitude; as, the size of a tree or of a mast; the size of a ship or of a rock.

Sizenoun

Figurative bulk; condition as to rank, ability, character, etc.; as, the office demands a man of larger size.

‘Men of a less size and quality.’; ‘The middling or lower size of people.’;

Sizenoun

A conventional relative measure of dimension, as for shoes, gloves, and other articles made up for sale.

Sizenoun

An instrument consisting of a number of perforated gauges fastened together at one end by a rivet, - used for ascertaining the size of pearls.

Sizeverb

To cover with size; to prepare with size.

Sizeverb

To fix the standard of.

Sizeverb

To adjust or arrange according to size or bulk.

Sizeverb

To swell; to increase the bulk of.

Sizeverb

To bring or adjust anything exactly to a required dimension, as by cutting.

‘We had to size up our fellow legislators.’;

Sizeverb

To take greater size; to increase in size.

‘Our desires give them fashion, and so,As they wax lesser, fall, as they size, grow.’;

Sizeverb

To order food or drink from the buttery; hence, to enter a score, as upon the buttery book.

Sizenoun

the physical magnitude of something (how big it is);

‘a wolf is about the size of a large dog’;

Sizenoun

the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing);

‘he wears a size 13 shoe’;

Sizenoun

any glutinous material used to fill pores in surfaces or to stiffen fabrics;

‘size gives body to a fabric’;

Sizenoun

the actual state of affairs;

‘that's the size of the situation’; ‘she hates me, that's about the size of it’;

Sizenoun

a large magnitude;

‘he blanched when he saw the size of the bill’; ‘the only city of any size in that area’;

Sizeverb

cover or stiffen or glaze a porous material with size or sizing (a glutinous substance)

Sizeverb

sort according to size

Sizeverb

make to a size; bring to a suitable size

Sizeadjective

(used in combination) sized;

‘the economy-size package’; ‘average-size house’;

Sizenoun

the relative extent of something; a thing's overall dimensions or magnitude; how big something is

‘a forest the size of Wales’; ‘firms of all sizes’; ‘the schools varied in size’;

Sizenoun

extensive dimensions or magnitude

‘she seemed slightly awed by the size of the building’;

Sizenoun

each of the classes, typically numbered, into which garments or other articles are divided according to how large they are

‘I can never find anything in my size’;

Sizenoun

a person or garment corresponding to a particular numbered size

‘she's a size 10’;

Sizenoun

a gelatinous solution used in glazing paper, stiffening textiles, and preparing plastered walls for decoration.

Sizeverb

alter or sort in terms of size or according to size

‘twist drills are sized in millimetres’;

Sizeverb

estimate or measure something's dimensions

‘she was trying to size up a room with a tape measure’;

Sizeverb

form an estimate or rough judgement of someone or something

‘the two men sized each other up’;

Sizeverb

treat with size to glaze or stiffen

‘paper will adhere to sized walls better’;

Sizeadjective

having a specified size; sized

‘marble-size chunks of hail’;

Size

Size in general is the magnitude or dimensions of a thing. More specifically, geometrical size (or spatial size) can refer to linear dimensions (length, width, height, diameter, perimeter), area, or volume.

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