from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
- n. The act of trying on clothes whose fit is being adjusted.
- n. A small detachable part for a machine or apparatus.
- n. Chiefly British Furnishings or fixtures.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of fit.
- v. Ready, preparing.
- adj. Ready, appropriate, or in keeping
- n. A small detachable part of a device or machine.
- n. The act of trying on clothes to inspect or adjust the fit.
- n. The process of applying craft methods such as skilled filing to the making and assembling of machines or other products.
- n. Domestic moveable piece of furniture, which can be taken along when moving out, US furnishing. Opposite of fixture.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Anything used in fitting up.
- adj. Fit; appropriate; suitable; proper.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Anything employed in fitting up permanently: used generally in the plural, in the sense of fixtures, tackle, apparatus, equipment: as, the fittings of an office; gas-fittings.
- n. In soap-making, the finishing operation for yellow soaps, consisting in removing the lye from the cooled copper, and then bringing its remaining contents again to a boil.
- Fit or appropriate; suitable; proper.
- Synonyms See list under fit, adjective
- n. Specifically, any small casting or other metal part of a machine or apparatus used to fit together or assemble other parts, as a coupling or elbow used to join lengths of pipe.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)
- n. making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
- adj. in harmony with the spirit of particular persons or occasion
- adj. being precisely fitting and right
- n. a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system
- n. putting clothes on to see whether they fit
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