forced fit

forced fit

The joining of two parts, members, etc., without the use of fasteners, by forcing the two together.
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In some cases, students ended up in electives that were "a forced fit," which also added to workloads.
Harris Associates, participants in the one-hour, interactive session will learn formats such as brain writing, mind mapping, forced fit, and ABC brainstorming.
By combining the boring of the sleeve bearing mounting diameter at each end of such hollow shafts, the forced fit assembly, the sleeve bearings and boring to final size of the two bearings, it is possible to complete three separate operations in one 30-second operation.

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