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 Meanings and Examples of SIZE
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size
 n.  how big something is
Classic Sentence: (113 in 8 pages)
1  Scarlett, really seeing them for the first time, was surprised and touched by the size of the crowd.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
2  To Wade and Ella, a little dazzled by the size, splendor and fashionable dark gloom of their new home, these two metal animals were the only cheerful notes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
3  Well, that's about the size of it, I suppose.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
4  Her expensive frock of beaver-colored satin with rows, plasters, and pendants of solemn brown beads was intended for a woman twice her size.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
5  I was born in an Ohio town about the same size as Gopher Prairie, and much less friendly.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
6  Joralemon was a prairie town of the size of Gopher Prairie.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
7  He is of moderate octavo size, varying from fifteen to twenty-five feet in length, and of corresponding dimensions round the waist.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
8  The meat is made into balls about the size of billiard balls, and being well seasoned and spiced might be taken for turtle-balls or veal balls.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 65. The Whale as a Dish.
9  As it passes through the remaining vertebrae the canal tapers in size, but for a considerable distance remains of large capacity.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 80. The Nut.
10  Still rolling in his blood, at last he partially disclosed a strangely discoloured bunch or protuberance, the size of a bushel, low down on the flank.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
11  Not far from the Sea-side, they have a Temple, the Rafters and Beams of which are made of Whale-Bones; for Whales of a monstrous size are oftentimes cast up dead upon that shore.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 104. The Fossil Whale.
12  As I turned him over, I began to feel proud of him, to have a kind of respect for his age and size.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VII
13  A snake of his size, in fighting trim, would be more than any boy could handle.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VII
14  The husband, in Chicago, was working in a furniture factory for modest wages, and when he met his family at the station he was rather crushed by the size of it.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IX
15  There it was, heroic in size, a picture writing on the sun.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIV
Example Sentence: (159 in 11 pages)
16  The chances of an error occurring in a computer program increase with the size of the program.
17  We are concerned about the size of our debt.
18  A car of comparable size would cost far more abroad.
19  The cost is not sensitive to the batch size.
20  The data transmission is split into a number of packets of equal size.
21  The two cars are very similar in size and design.
22  The size of the chicken pieces will determine the cooking time.
23  The size of the fish will determine the thickness of the steaks.
24  The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire, the size of your dream, and how you handle disappointment along the way.
25  Some people are intimidated by his size, but in fact he's a gentle giant.
26  The family has grown in size recently.
27  The most distinctive feature of the dinosaurs was their size.
28  Congress also declined to cooperate with Reagan in many of his more ambitious attempts to reduce the size of the federal government.
29  When attacked, the fish inflates itself to twice its size.
30  Their farm has been reduced to half its former size.