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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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The banks have defended their charges as part of the price of remuneration which they are entitled to collect for services supplied to help customers maintain their day-to-day finances - and argue that they have the right to set charges at the level they think fit.
He said: "Under the new regime, provided a company has only one class of shares and the articles of association permit it, the directors will have the power to allot shares as they think fit.
The EU, the UK and other jurisdictions have legislated as far as they can and think fit to control the Internet, its communications and transactions.
The Second Vatican Council made a deliberate effort to recover and clarify the sacramental signs, including the decision that "Communion under both kinds may be granted when the bishops think fit.
Sometimes it seems that the only couples these politically correct do-gooders think fit to adopt children are gay ones.
We design houses that we think fit well into the new neighborhoods.
They said that the Directive should consequently stipulate that, when an application for authorisation is submitted to the ethics committee, the local regulatory authority should merely be notified and would then have between 30 and 60 days in which to raise objections, should it think fit.
There are some systems that I don't think fit so well," he says.
But beyond this obligation, you are free to choose as much or as little cover as you think fit.
In the same way at the General Election, I will vote as I think fit and I could well derive great pleasure in seeing the predictors turning out to be wrong.