-size

[[t]-saɪz[/t]]
also -sized
1) COMB in ADJ You can use -size or -sized in combination with nouns to form adjectives which indicate that something is the same size as something else.

...golfball-sized lumps of coarse black rock.

2) COMB in ADJ You can use -size or -sized in combination with adjectives to form adjectives which describe the size of something.

...full-size gymnasiums.

...a medium-sized college.

3) COMB in ADJ You can use -size or -sized in combination with nouns to form adjectives which indicate that something is big enough or small enough to be suitable for a particular job or purpose.

...a small passport-size photograph.

...a child-sized knife.


English dictionary. 2008.

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