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How to describe element’s natural sizing behavior

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PPK: When introducing width and height I explain that by default width takes as much horizontal space as it can, while height takes as little vertical space as possible. This leads to a discussion of these two opposed models that I excerpt below. My question is: which names do I give to these models?
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