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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun fitting:
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- Definition of the noun fitting
- Definition of the adjective fitting
- Phrases with Fitting
- Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Fitting
- Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Fitting
- Photos about Fitting
- Video language resources about Fitting
- Quotes about Fitting
- Scrabble value of F4I1T1T1I1N1G2
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Definition of the noun fitting
What does fitting mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: fittings
- making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
- lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
- synonyms of fitting: accommodation / adjustment
- more generic words: advance / betterment / improvement = a change for the better
- more specific words:
- a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- more generic words: accessory / add-on / appurtenance / supplement = a supplementary component that improves capability
- more specific terms:
- gas fitting = the fitting (pipes or valves or meters) that convey gas from the gas main to the gas fixtures of a building
- pipe fitting / pipefitting = fitting consisting of threaded pieces of pipe for joining pipes together
- receptacle = an electrical (or electronic) fitting that is connected to a source of power and equipped to receive an insert
- (usually in the plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)
- putting clothes on to see whether they fit
Alternative definition of the noun fitting
- A small detachable part of a device or machine.
- The act of trying on clothes to inspect or adjust the fit.
- [context: manufacturing] The process of applying craft methods such as skilled filing to the making and assembling of machines or other products.
- [chiefly British] Domestic furnishings or fixtures.
Definition of the adjective fitting
What does fitting mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: more fitting / most fitting
- in harmony with the spirit of particular persons or occasion
- being precisely fitting and right
Alternative definition of the adjective fitting
- appropriate, or in keeping
Phrases with Fitting
- fitting room
- gas fitting
- pipe fitting
- steam fitting
- tight fitting
- tightly fitting
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Fitting
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by James T. Frane
Kafer fitting - a cast iron building drainage pipe fitting with a threaded-on hub for connecting to existing cast iron lines. Also called an insertable joint. kame - a geologic formation consisting of a short ridge of compressed sand and gravel ...
by Francis D. K. Ching
pipe fitting A standard part, such as an elbow, union, or tee, for connecting two or more pipes. developed length The length ofa ...
by Various Authors
Covering all Making, Finishing, Fitting of Garments, Cutting to Measure of Skirts without Patterns, Bias Cutting, all Tucking, Shirring, Braiding, Belt Making, Flower and Bag Making, Rouleau Trimmings, Model Blouse Fashions, Setting and ...
Machinery's Encyclopedia (1917)
A Work of Reference Covering Practical Mathematics and Mechanics, Machine Design, Machine Construction and Operation, Electrical, Gas, Hydraulic, and Steam Power Machinery, Metallurgy, and Kindred Subjects in the Engineering Field by Erik Oberg, Franklin Day Jones
Covers and Gasket for Conduit Fitting "KNOCK-OUT" nnsaaso crest sox 'CREW FOR HQLDING ON COVER -—>> [X PAN SION ILO 1' It END Q' We SECTION A-A HEADED O/ER SIDE ELEVATPON FRONT ELEVATION Fig. 5. Details of ...
by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi
pipe fitting, connector, coupler, coupling; a length of special pipe attached to ...
by Michael Lewis-Beck, Alan E Bryman, Tim Futing Liao
However, the fitting windows, the distances between the vjs and the observations , and the local weights are now calculated within the k-dimensional subspace generated by the k independent variables. The end result of a multivariate loess ...
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Fitting
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Photos about Fitting
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Photo credit: chefranden
- Light fitting
A short exposure of a light directly overhead.
Photo credit: ☺ Lee J Haywood
Video language resources about Fitting
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- Explanation of the Tap N Tee fitting
- Explanation - fitting
- VOCABULARY IN 20 LANGUAGES = Tyre repair services, including fitting and balancing
- VOCABULARY IN 20 LANGUAGES = Ornamentation fitting work
- Fitting the Description
- Fitting the Description
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Quotes about Fitting
They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason. (Ernest Hemingway)
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Scrabble value of F4I1T1T1I1N1G2
The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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