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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He and James were a forced fit, and it became obvious to the Cavs they had to pull the plug on the experiment.
In some cases, students ended up in electives that were "a forced fit," which also added to workloads.
Still, providing repository users custom views of folder structures resolves a basic problem of one folder structure being a forced fit for everybody.
Also, a sexually charged "I Know Things Now" doesn't fit the tune's innocent, bouncy rhythms, and "Giants in the Sky" has a specific narrative that also seems like a forced fit.
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.