twin-size
adjective Etymology: twin bed Date: 1926 having dimensions of 39 by 75 inches (about 1.0 by 1.9 meters) — used of a bed; compare full-size, king-size, queen-size

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • twin-size — /twin suyz /, adj. 1. (of a bed) approximately 39 in. (99 cm) wide and between 75 and 76 in. (191 and 193 cm) long; single. 2. pertaining to or made for a twin size bed: twin size sheets. Cf. full size, king size, queen size. Also, twin sized.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • twin-size — /twin suyz /, adj. 1. (of a bed) approximately 39 in. (99 cm) wide and between 75 and 76 in. (191 and 193 cm) long; single. 2. pertaining to or made for a twin size bed: twin size sheets. Cf. full size, king size, queen size. Also, twin sized.… …   Universalium

  • twin-size — [twin′sīzd΄twin′sīz΄] adj. 1. of or being the usual or standard size of a twin bed 2. designating or of a bed that is 38 x 75 in: Also twin sized [twin′sīzd΄] …   English World dictionary

  • twin-size — twin′ size or twin′ sized adj. fur (of a bed) approximately 39 in. (99 cm) wide and 75–76 in. (191–193 cm) long …   From formal English to slang

  • twin-size — adjective Being the size of a twin bed …   Wiktionary

  • twin size mattress — double mattress …   English contemporary dictionary

  • twin bed — twin′ bed′ n. fur a twin size bed, esp. one of a matching pair in a bedroom; single bed • Etymology: 1915–20, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • twin bed — noun Date: 1919 one of a pair of matching single beds; also a twin size bed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • twin bed — a twin size bed, esp. one of a matching pair in a bedroom; single bed. [1915 20, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Twin-scaling — is a method of propagating plant bulbs that have a basal plate, such as: * Hippeastrum , Narcissus , Galanthus and other members of the Amaryllidaceae ; * some members of the lily family Liliaceae ; * Lachenalia , Veltheimia and other members of… …   Wikipedia

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