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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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A Word Fitly Spoken" appears in American Sunday School Magazine, January 1830, 3-5.
Morelike, this troubled organ flow of sound, This lusty music of a Titan breast, In which a "Web of Earth" has fitly found Its spokesman wrapt with ecstasy, was wrest In long, lone turmoil from the dark profound Where mind and heart and soul secrete their best.
of fellowship I speak Such as I seek, fit to participate All rational delight, wherein the brute Cannot be human consort; they rejoice Each with their kind, lion with lioness; So fitly them in pairs thou hast combined; Much less can bird with beast, or fish with fowl So well converse, nor the ox with the ape; Worse then can man with beast, and least of all.
Afterwards, 27-year-old Du Bois sent Washington a warm personal note, praising the Atlanta address as "a word fitly spoken.
those of their children whom nature hath fitly formed and disposed to become useful instruments for the public.
On the other hand, his involvement hasn't been fitly exploited.
Her life is hushed and mild, Laid in God's knowledge-ever unenticed From God, and in the end thus fitly priced.
Grammar, the science and rational basis of speaking and writing fitly, consists in all languages of four parts, namely: i.
O]ne finds in the Book of Proverbs the meditation that "[a] word fitly spoken is like an apple of gold in a frame of silver.
to be characterised more fitly as a barrack', claiming that foreigners who had been to 'Munich, Turin, Dresden, Florence, Paris or Rome, were astonished at the way art in Britain was looked after'.
The UltraShift LHP transmission provides fitly automatic two-pedal operation and is capable of handling torque capacities up to 1750 lb.