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- adj. Not sized
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not sized or stiffened: as, unsized camlet.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not having the surface treated or coated with sizing
- adj. not fashioned to sizes
Noland, like Louis, makes his paintings by staining thinned pigment into unsized canvas.
Every sample was tested and minutely examined; the prices, from three to ten francs per ream, were noted on each separate slip; some were sized, others unsized; some were of almost metallic purity, others soft as
While Boniface Cointet was in Paris, David made a first experimental batch of unsized paper far superior to that in common use for newspapers.
The demand for writing-paper is exceedingly small compared with the almost unlimited demand for unsized paper for printers.
Take unsized paper and apply a coat of varnish made of equal parts of Canada balsam and oil of turpentine.
When catalogued, the title-page or beginning of each pamphlet in the volume, should be marked by a thin slip of unsized paper, projected above the top of the book, to facilitate quick reference in finding each one without turning many leaves to get at the titles.
The action of strong sulphuric acid has a practical application in the production of parchment paper; unsized paper is immersed in strong acid of the proper strength for about a minute, and then immediately rinsed in water.
Immerse unsized paper for a few seconds in sulphuric acid, diluted with half its volume of water at about 60°; wash it well in cold water, then immerse it in a weak solution of caustic ammonia, and again wash.
When the arrangement of the plan of colour has been simplified as far as possible, a new block is prepared as described above, and a sheet of thin Japanese paper (unsized) is cut large enough to cover the print design and its register marks.
The sheet is then picked up by the two upper corners (which may conveniently be kept unsized) and pinned at each corner over a cord stretched across the workroom.