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    derekleffew Resident Curmudgeon Senior Team Premium Member

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    1. Determining the physical dimensions of an object or location, and/or sorting into categories.

    2a. noun. Scenic. Sizing or size. A solution involving starch and often whiting used to prepare a canvas or muslin surface for painting, as on a Broadway Flat.
    2b. verb. Scenic. To use the above. To apply sizing, or to size the flats.
    Traditionally, a solution of hot water and Argo Laundry Starch, OR a dilution of water and animal glue was used.
     
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