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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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This "way ticket" would entitle him to a night's lodgings, and the master of the workhouse, if he thought fit, could liberate him in the morning without imposing a task.
He urged magistrates to make the sentence as lenient as they thought fit.
"When me and my old man first got th'gither, he thought fit to serenade me outside the stairhead lavvy with a sheet of Izal toilet paper, folded and blown through his oily old comb!
A notice in the London Gazette states: "A statement of affairs of the company, and a list of the creditors of the company and the estimated amount of their claims, will be presented at the meeting, and, if thought fit, a liquidator may be nominated and a liquidation committee appointed.
But the draft did not sufficiently emphasize the role of Islam or provide as much authority to the Supreme Leader as Ayatollah Khomeini thought fit and Khomeini ordered major changes.
I remember the UK before Europe and although everything wasn't hunky dory, at least we had borders and let in who we thought fit to benefit the nation.
In the 70s and 80s we were quick to stand on picket lines outside our factories for whatever cause we thought fit at the time.