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size

(Frequency), noun area, bigness, body, cubic connent, expanse, extent, girth, intensity, quantity, scope, tonnage, volume

size

(Physical magnitude), noun amplitude, bulk, capacity, dimensions, extent, frequency, greatness, largeness, magnitude, mass, measurement, proportions
Associated concepts: size of a market share, size of jury pool
See also: arrange, bulk, calculate, caliber, classify, dimension, extent, magnitude, mass, maximum, measure, measurement, sort, space, weight
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A snake of his size, in fighting trim, would be more than any boy could handle.
A scramble of things bought at La Grange, without reference to size or style.
Jurgis was even glad that he had not seen the place before meeting with his triumph, for he felt that the size of it would have overwhelmed him.
His hands, large and coarse, were plentifully bedecked with rings; and he wore a heavy gold watch-chain, with a bundle of seals of portentous size, and a great variety of colors, attached to it,--which, in the ardor of conversation, he was in the habit of flourishing and jingling with evident satisfaction.
Michaux, who knew but part of them, says that "the species of large trees are much more numerous in North America than in Europe; in the United States there are more than one hundred and forty species that exceed thirty feet in height; in France there are but thirty that attain this size.
He said that in trying to escape from him I sprang into the top of a tree two hundred cubits high at a single bound, but he dislodged me with a stone the size of a cow, which "all-to brast" the most of my bones, and then swore me to appear at Arthur's court for sentence.
At the hotel they gave us rooms that were alarming, for size, and parlor to match.
But the large rivers are full of vessels, and abound with excellent fish; for they seldom get any from the sea, because the sea fish are of the same size with those in Europe, and consequently not worth catching; whereby it is manifest, that nature, in the production of plants and animals of so extraordinary a bulk, is wholly confined to this continent, of which I leave the reasons to be determined by philosophers.
The first thing I've got to do,' said Alice to herself, as she wandered about in the wood, `is to grow to my right size again; and the second thing is to find my way into that lovely garden.
As I drew near it seemed to me to be a white ball of immense size and height, and when I could touch it, I found it marvellously smooth and soft.
The size of the sides would of course depend upon the age of the individual.
Nor, again, can one of vast size be beautiful; for as the eye cannot take it all in at once, the unity and sense of the whole is lost for the spectator; as for instance if there were one a thousand miles long.