sizing

Definitions

Construction

  • The application of diluted glue or adhesive to hardwood veneer to prepare the wood for application of a standard concentration of glue. Sizing reduces the amount of standard glue that will be absorbed. Sizing is often used when woods of different densities are glued together. See also size.

Publishing

  • noun the act of reducing or enlarging a picture to fit
  • noun the process of coating paper with size
  • noun the material used for coating paper
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