adjective see undersized

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  • undersize — adjective a) Smaller than normal, undersized. This isnt a pony, its just an undersize horse. b) Smaller than appropriate, expected or sufficient …   Wiktionary

  • undersize — undersized UK [ˌʌndə(r)ˈsaɪzd] / US [ˌʌndərˈsaɪzd] or undersize UK [ˌʌndə(r)ˈsaɪz] / US [ˌʌndərˈsaɪz] adjective too small, or smaller than normal …   English dictionary

  • undersize — /ˈʌndəsaɪz/ (say unduhsuyz) adjective 1. smaller than the usual size, as for a certain age. 2. Fishing smaller than the size allowed by regulation to be caught: undersize snapper. Also, undersized …   Australian English dictionary

  • undersize — adjective smaller than normal for its kind • Syn: ↑undersized • Similar to: ↑small, ↑little * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: under (III) + size …   Useful english dictionary

  • undersize — /un deuhr suyz /, adj. 1. undersized. 2. (of screened minerals) passing through a sieve of given mesh. [1785 95; UNDER + SIZE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • undersize — adj. of a size which is smaller than the usual …   English contemporary dictionary

  • undersize — un•der•size [[t]ˈʌn dərˈsaɪz[/t]] adj. 1) undersized 2) (of screened minerals) passing through a sieve of given mesh • Etymology: 1785–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • undersize tire — The use of a tire having insufficient carrying capacity for the load. Also replacing original equipment tire size with a smaller size of sufficient capacity, thus reducing unladen weight …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Allowance (engineering) — In engineering and machining, an allowance is a planned deviation between an actual dimension and a nominal or theoretical dimension, or between an intermediate stage dimension and an intended final dimension. The unifying abstract concept is… …   Wikipedia

  • Plebidonax deltoides — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Mollusca Class …   Wikipedia

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