The actual size of someone who wears a size 16 in clothing items depends on the brand of clothing, but the average measurements constitute a 41.5 inch bust, a 34.5 inch waist, and 44 inch hips. A size 16 translates to an "Extra Large" in most American clothing brands.
The size difference between women's and misses clothing is that women's clothing tends to offer more room in the bust and waist. Both women's- and misses-sized clothing have the same shoulder width.
Places to find free men's clothing sizing charts include eBay.com and SizeGuide.net. Individual retailers, including Cabela's, Brooks and Brooks Brothers, also provide brand-specific sizing charts for men, as of November 2015.
Lands' End clothing sizes vary depending on the type of clothing, with sizes starting at XXS 00 for women's clothing and small for men's clothing. Children's clothing uses letter sizes combined with numbers, such as M 10 or L 14. Size charts are available on LandsEnd.com, as of 2015.
According to the Daily Mail, a size 16 woman's weight varies widely. The newspaper conducted a study examining four women who were all size 16 and found that the women ranged in weight from 148 pounds to 204 pounds.
Users reviews and comments on both Amazon.com and Niketalk.com indicate that The North Face clothing runs true to size. However, some purchasers on Niketalk.com state that the jackets run a bit big.
A size 16 tire is one that fits on a wheel that is 16 inches in diameter. That measurement is part of the coding found stamped on a tire sidewall. Other items in the code indicate tire type, width, aspect ratio, construction, load index and speed rating.
To determine your size using a clothing size chart, you need to measure your bust, waist and hips. You measure yourself using a cloth tape measure and a full-length mirror.
To read a size chart for kids' clothing, find the relevant measurements for height, chest and waist in the rows of the table, and match these measurements to the size listed in the corresponding column. Size charts for younger children often display sizes corresponding to the child's age.
A dryer purchase should be based on the available space in the household and the size of the household's typical laundry load. Small households are usually best served by a space-saving dryer. Families may require a full-size dryer.