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FITS

Abbrev. for Flexible Image Transport System. A standard format for the transportation of astronomical images and other data between computers.

FITS

Flexible Image Transport System. The standard data interchange and archive format of the astronomy community.
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Poor Lady Arbella watches all these sights, and feels that this New World is fit only for rough and hardy people.
There was Peg Barney sittin' on the groun' in his shirt - wan shoe off an' wan shoe on - whackin' a tent-peg over the head wid his boot, an' singin' fit to wake the dead.
So in countries, if the gentlemen be too many, the commons will be base; and you will bring it to that, that not the hundred poll, will be fit for an helmet; especially as to the infantry, which is the nerve of an army; and so there will be great population, and little strength.
Then, as Little John gathered his breath for a new verse, "How, now," roared forth the fat Brother, his voice coming from him like loud thunder from a little cloud, "thou naughty fellow, is this a fit place for one in thy garb to tipple and sing profane songs?
Get to work, my dear Nick, and fit the Pumpkinhead's leg to the Saw-Horse.
I was going to tell you how many unmistakeable admirers I had:- Sir Thomas Ashby was one,--Sir Hugh Meltham and Sir Broadley Wilson are old codgers, only fit companions for papa and mamma.
He had a bad fainting fit, but with a long rest he may recover.
Felix Sweetsir, being near-sighted, was obliged to fit his eye-glass in position before he could recognize the prime minister of Lady Lydiard's household.
he went on, helping Genevieve into an overcoat which fell to her heels and which fitted her as a tailor-made over-coat should fit the man for whom it is made.
A POLICEMAN, finding a man that had fallen in a fit, said, "This man is drunk," and began beating him on the head with his club.
This tree seemed to bear all the year around, for there were lunch-box blossoms on some of the branches, and on others tiny little lunch-boxes that were as yet quite green, and evidently not fit to eat until they had grown bigger.
It must be, that I am not fit for my good, profitable office