expansion fit

expansion fit

[ik′span·shən ‚fit]
(design engineering)
A condition of optimum clearance between certain mating parts in which the cold inner member is placed inside the warmer outer member and the temperature is allowed to equalize.
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As a mainstay of Madison, Wisconsin, for more than 100 years, project goals included ensuring the expansion fit visually into the context of the neighborhood.
Nozzles that are independently bolted to or screwed into the manifold are more forgiving of slight imperfections than those counting on only an expansion fit between plates and spacers.
Frick's desire for expansion fit well with Carnegie's needs for fuel, but it was a hard bargain.
How do plans for shop expansion fit into the need for automation?
Acquisition of the Peboc facility in October 1995 and this expansion fit well with the Eastman growth strategy.
Experts were mixed on Wednesday as to whether the opening comes at an unfortunate time given the strength of the wider retail sector and how the expansion fits in with the rest of Dubai Mall's tenant mix.
Strategically, the expansion fits into iPoint's Circular Economy focus and the holistic solutions portfolio for the entire product life cycle, from product conception to manufacturing and usage through recycling and reuse.
This sales force expansion fits into the company's focus on increasing test volume and growing revenues, provides with opportunities to capitalize on the anticipated growth in the markets and expect to end 2015 with a sales organisation that is nearly doubled in size from the beginning of the year, concluded CEO McDonough.
This expansion fits well with our plans for growth in these market areas.
Its rate of expansion fits exactly within general relativity, and the growth of structures within the universe also matches perfectly," he said.
Clr Khan said: "Improving the retail offer is important to our residents and this expansion fits part of a wider plan for attracting investment to create the environment for economic growth.
CEO Gary Kelly says expansion fits nicely into Southwest's plans after a banner year in 2009, when "our people responded with some of the best operating performances that we've had in years.