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[sahyz-uhp] /ˈsaɪzˌʌp/
an appraisal or estimation, especially as the result of sizing up:
asking for a size-up of the new office equipment.
Origin of size-up
noun use of verb phrase size up Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • For some situations, size-up is an on-going process.
  • Identify planning and size-up requirements for potential search and rescue situations.
  • Immediately upon arrival on the scene or immediately after scene size-up.
  • Initial size-up reported heavy smoke from the two-story wood frame apartment building.

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