Sizer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sizer (Mech) An instrument or contrivance to size articles, or to determine their size by a standard, or to separate and distribute them according to size.
    • Sizer (Mech) An instrument or tool for bringing anything to an exact size.
    • Sizer See Sizar.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sizer An obsolete form of sizar.
    • n sizer An instrument or contrivance of perforated plates, wirework, etc., for sorting articles of varying sizes; a kind of gage: as, a coffee -sizer; a bullet -sizer, which has holes to determine the size of bullets.
    • n sizer A wood-turning chisel which has an adjustable gage for regulating the size of the work.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Sizer one who, or that which, sizes or measures, a kind of gauge
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Contr. of assize (q.v.).

Usage

In literature:

Simpson, John Sizer, R.W.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
Simpson, John Sizer, R.W.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
A shawl is a hat and hurt and a red balloon and an under coat and a sizer a sizer of talks.
"Tender Buttons" by Gertrude Stein
The sizers' guild refused to work at lower rates, and remained six weeks on strike.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 1" by Various
Sizer & Company, Robert R., Ties.
"The New York Subway" by Anonymous
H. H. Sizer schooner 242 Pillar Point, N.Y.
"Canada and the Canadians, Vol. 2" by Richard Henry Bonnycastle
THE WORKS OF NELSON SIZER.
"How To Behave: A Pocket Manual Of Republican Etiquette, And Guide To Correct Personal Habits" by Samuel R Wells
What is a sizer's joke?
"Horse-Shoe Robinson" by John Pendleton Kennedy
Didn't know Tom Sizer, I s'pose?
"Christmas Penny Readings" by George Manville Fenn
Edited, with Notes and Illustrations, by Nelson Sizer.
"The Natural Cure of Consumption, Constipation, Bright's Disease, Neuralgia, Rheumatism," by Charles Edward Page
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In news:

Bearing failures on this roll-sizer caused significant downtime at the Lamb Weston potato products plant.
Union members accused Chief Rosie Sizer and Police Commissioner Dan Saltzman of political posturing by ordering Humphreys be placed on paid leave while the bureau investigates his Nov 14 bean-bag shotgun shooting of a 12-year-old girl.
Portland Police Chief Rosie Sizer said Monday she expects the police internal review of James P Chasse Jr.'s death to be released before Chasse 's civil lawsuit goes to trial in federal court in March.
Mogensen Sizer Redesigned for Increased Efficiency, Capacity.
0The Mogensen sizer concept was developed in 1947 by Fredrik Mogensen, PhD, Engineering.
Almo Process Technology's Morgensen sizer features output ports, vibration absorption system, screen tensioning system and redesigned dust covers.
Mogensen has recently improved several features of its sizer .
Patrick Sizer , 83, of St James died on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at the Mayo Health Clinic, St James.
Sizer 's pluralistic vision of the American high school helped shape the national discourse on education and revise decades-old ideas of what a school should be.
Mogensen Sizers have now demonstrated success with more than 400 reference materials.
The particle-sizer is available in sizes ranging from 12 x 12 in.
Mogensen Sizer Redesigned for Increased Efficiency, Capacity .
Rachel Sizer is an amazing young lady in seventh grade, according to the teacher who nominated her as Student of the Week.
Brent Sizer, center, is flanked by Captain Haans Vitek, left, and Detention Capt.
ALMO Process Technology provides solutions to customers with the Mogensen Screener-Sizer.
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