undersize


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un·der·sized

 (ŭn′dər-sīzd′) also un·der·size (-sīz′)
adj.
Of less than normal or sufficient size.

un•der•size

(ˈʌn dərˈsaɪz)

adj.
2. (of screened minerals) passing through a sieve of given mesh.
[1785–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.undersize - smaller than normal for its kindundersize - smaller than normal for its kind  
little, small - limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group"
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"They are educating fish management units and the community that if anyone is found catching undersize fish he will be arrested," he said.
Refuting the claim of an opposition member that a large number of fish was found dead, he said the poachers threw their undersize catch in bulk near the embankment of Manchhar Lake after the department took action against illegal fishing.
Speaking about the incident in which a large number of fishes was found dead, he said the poachers threw their undersize catch in bulk near the embankment of Manchar Lake after the department took action against illegal fishing.
'Some residents also complain of undersize septic tanks resulting in foul odor and poor sanitation.'
Within certain time intervals the processing media is removed from the trough and passed through a vibratory undersize media classification system before being returned.
Unfortunately the majority of them are undersize. Fish have been taken from Cresswell, Bog Hall, The Private Beach, The Beacons, Church Point, Cambois Rocks and, at night, Blyth and Whitley Bay beaches have also given a few codling.
Clip your undersize or out-of-season catch to the the Seaquilizer and send it all down to the bottom.
Penarth SAC had another disappointing competition when despite lots of undersize fish grabbing the baits the only one big enough to go on the scales was Fred Chick's 15oz cod caught at Lavernock point.
This swages the bullet down to the point that it is undersize for the bore.
(For this stage of the operation, some guys I know like to use a wet patch wrapped around a slightly undersize brush).
SHORE sport seems to have dropped off a little bit lately with not so many cod reported, and a lot of anglers are now taking mixed bags of often smaller undersize specimens of cod, coalfish, pouting and various flatfish species.
undersize) and then post-processing machining operations for dimensional restoration.