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fit

1
Pathol a sudden attack or convulsion, such as an epileptic seizure

fit

2
Archaic a story or song or a section of a story or song

Fit

 

in machine building, the character of the junction between machine parts. The fit determines the parts’ greater or lesser freedom of relative movement and their resistance to being displaced by each other.

fit

[fit]
(design engineering)
The dimensional relationship between mating parts, such as press, shrink, or sliding fit.

fit

i. The total avionics package in an aircraft.
ii. The desired clearance, if any, between mating surfaces (e.g., push fit, force fit).
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Stevie has been a member of NEBSA for many years and his performances are notable for being completely devoid of smut and bad language and yet he always leaves his audience in fits of laughter.
Des, 72, who has just become a father again for the fifth time, was in fits of laughter as he snatched the doll and cradled it.
Prince Harry was captured in fits of laughter today alongside the Prince of Wales and Prince William in a new photograph of the trio.