queen-size (kwēnsīz′) also queen-sized (-sīzd′)
1. Extra large in size: queen-size pantyhose.
a. Measuring about 60 inches by 80 inches (1.5 meters by 2.0 meters). Used of a bed.
b. Being of a size that will fit such a bed: queen-size fitted sheets.
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