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queen-size

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj queen-size (used especially of beds) not as large as king-size "a queen-sized bed"
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Usage

In literature:

In 1895 she completed a life-size statue of Queen Victoria for the Victoria Hospital, Montreal.
"Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D." by Clara Erskine Clement
It lies low, and is about the same size as Queen Charlotte's Island.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. 12" by Robert Kerr
Two of the crowns of special size, with real feathers, marked the king and queen.
"In Indian Mexico (1908)" by Frederick Starr
Cano carved a life-size crucifix for Queen Mariana, which she presented to the Convent of Monserrati at Madrid.
"Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages" by Julia De Wolf Addison
Both king and queen are wingless, and are of larger size than their subjects.
"A Book of Natural History" by Various
Anne Stuart, queen of Great Britain, was in her person of the middle size, well proportioned.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II. From William and Mary to George II." by Tobias Smollett
In 1839, the British Queen followed with engines of 420 horse power, which were then considered of extraordinary size.
"Western Worthies" by J. Stephen Jeans
In the British Museum we find a drawing representing the portrait of Queen Anne, not much above the size of the hand.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by Isaac D'Israeli
The workers are the little bees, the drones the middle-sized ones, and the queen is the great big bee.
"Little Busybodies" by Jeanette Augustus Marks and Julia Moody
The stamps are of extra large size and show two portraits of Queen Victoria.
"The Stamps of Canada" by Bertram Poole
The Queen is known by her peculiar shape, size, and movements.
"A Manual or an Easy Method of Managing Bees" by John M. Weeks
It is doubtful whether the Queen ever realized the full size of those tanks, or even saw the lids which Mr. Phillips had mentioned.
"The Island Mystery" by George A. Birmingham
The bed was a brass four-poster, queen-size, partly covered by an heirloom quilt.
"Life Blood" by Thomas Hoover
He was larger in size than any doll Tot had seen outside of Merryland, yet he was not so big as the Queen herself.
"Dot and Tot of Merryland" by L. Frank Baum
The second of these crowns in size is generally thought to be that of the queen of Reccesvinto.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7" by Various
One of the most interesting bore the life-sized figure of Queen Margaret, who died in 1412.
"Mal Moulée" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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In news:

View full size Juan Carlos Perez, El Peru-Waka Archeological Project Inside the tomb of Maya queen Lady K'abel, archeologists Olivia Navarro-Farr, left, and Griselda Perez examine a carved figurine that lay next to the ruler's remains.
Matching headboard for Queen size bed CALL EVENING 718-891-6942.
Disturbing, but true: The bed that Michael Jackson died in is up for sale TMZ says the queen-size bed is one of several items from Jackson's home that will be available in a December auction.
From $159 per night weekdays and $219 on Fridays and Saturdays for a room with a king- size bed or two queen beds.
They're almost always black and queen sized.
Many Little Bear Fire survivors will be sleeping easy, literally, after a donation of 65 queen-sized beds rolled into Angus Church of the Nazarene Friday.
Under the hot Waikiki sun, hundreds of pint-sized groms swarmed the beach at Queens for the 14th annual Town & Country Gromfest.
View full size Debbie Egan-Chin/New York Daily News A tornado, as seen from Flatbush Avenue, touched down briefly in Queens and Brooklyn this morning, damaging property and frightening beachgoers and area residents.
View full size Queen of America, Little, Brown & Co.
Pure LatexBliss queen-sized mattress .
Queen Size Bed Frame Wanted.
Queen Latifah's clothing line for HSN is doing really well, which, speaks to the market that the plus-sized women are looking for.
This year's exhibit, for the first time, includes king-sized quilts in addition to the traditional full and queen-sized ones.
The life-size painting of Dame Judi Dench, who portrayed the Virgin Queen in the 1998 film "Shakespeare in Love," was done by Alessandro Raho in 2004.
Sleepers come in twin, full, and queen size, and can be customized to fit your decor.
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In science:

Table 2 presents seven different sizes of the N-Queens problem where the loop unrolling step has been applied.
Using ATL to define advanced and flexible constraint model transformations
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