Fitting

  • 1 Fitting — can refer to: # Any machine, piping or tubing part that can attach or connect two or more larger parts. For examples, see coupling, compression fitting or piping and plumbing fittings. # The process of applying regression analysis to data. This… …

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  • 2 -fitting — [ fıtıŋ ] suffix used with some adjectives and adverbs to make adjectives describing how clothing fits someone: loose fitting clothes tightly fitting trousers …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 3 -fitting — UK [fɪtɪŋ] US suffix used with some adjectives and adverbs to make adjectives describing how clothing fits someone loose fitting clothes tightly fitting trousers Thesaurus: words used to describe clotheshyponym …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 4 Fitting — Fit ting, n. Anything used in fitting up; especially (pl.), necessary fixtures or apparatus; as, the fittings of a church or study; gas fittings. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 fitting — I adjective adapted, appropriate, auspicious, becoming, convenient, correct, desirable, expedient, favorable, geared to, likely, opportune, proper, propitious, providential, seasonable, seemly, suitable, suited, relevant, timely II index… …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 fitting — [adj] appropriate, suitable applicable, apt, becoming, comme il faut, correct, decent, decorous, desirable, due, felicitous, happy, just, just what was ordered*, meet, on the button*, on the nose*, proper, right, right on*, seemly, that’s the… …

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  • 7 Fitting — Fit ting, a. Fit; appropriate; suitable; proper. {Fit ting*ly}, adv. {Fit ting*ness}, n. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Fitting — Fitting, Hermann Heinrich, Romanist und Prozessualist, geb. 27. Aug. 1831 zu Mauchenheim in der Rheinpfalz, promovierte 1852 in Erlangen auf Grund der Dissertation »Über den Begriff von Haupt und Gegenbeweis« (Erlang. 1853), habilitierte sich… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 9 fitting — UK US /ˈfɪtɪŋ/ noun [C, usually plural] ► a small part for connecting one thing to another: »The company manufactures plastic pipes and fittings. »electrical/plumbing fittings ► UK PROPERTY an object or piece of equipment that is not permanently… …

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  • 10 fitting — / fit:iŋ/, it. / fit:ing/ s. ingl. [der. di (to ) fit adattarsi ], usato in ital. al masch. 1. [insieme delle operazioni con cui si sistema un congegno, un procedimento e sim., per farlo funzionare nel modo migliore: f. definitivo dei prodotti in …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 11 fitting — 1530s (adj.); c.1600 (n.), from prp. of FIT (Cf. fit) (v.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 fitting — adj appropriate, proper, meet, suitable, *fit, apt, happy, felicitous Analogous words: *relevant, pertinent, germane, apposite, apropos: seemly, *decorous, decent, proper: congruous, Consonant: harmonious, concordant, accordant (see corresponding …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 fitting — ► NOUN 1) an attachment. 2) (fittings) items which are fixed in a building but can be removed when the owner moves. 3) an occasion when one tries on a garment that is being made or altered. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ appropriate; right or proper. DERIVATIVES …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 fitting — [fit′iŋ] adj. suitable; proper; appropriate n. 1. an adjustment or trying on of clothes, etc. for fit 2. a small part used to join, adjust, or adapt other parts, as in a system of pipes 3. [pl.] the fixtures, furnishings, or decorations of a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 15 fitting — I adj. 1) fitting to + inf. (it is fitting to pay tribute to the early pioneers) 2) fitting that + clause; subj. (it is fitting that she be/should be honored) II n. small part 1) an electrical; female; gas; male fitting trying on of a garment 2)… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 fitting — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 on a piece of equipment ADJECTIVE ▪ standard ▪ special ▪ light ▪ metal, plastic, etc …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 fitting — fit|ting1 [ˈfıtıŋ] n 1.) [usually plural] BrE a piece of equipment in a house, for example a ↑cooker or a ↑fridge, that can be moved or taken with you when you sell the house →fixtures and fittings at ↑fixture 2.) [usually plural] a …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 fitting — [[t]fɪ̱tɪŋ[/t]] fittings 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A fitting is one of the smaller parts on the outside of a piece of equipment or furniture, for example a handle or a tap. ...brass light fittings. ...industrial fittings for kitchen and bathroom …

    English dictionary

  • 19 Fitting — Fịt|ting 〈n. 15; meist Pl.; Tech.〉 Verbindungs , Anschlussstück für Rohrleitungen, z. B. Gas , Wasserleitung [engl., „Ausrüstung, Montage“] * * * Fịt|ting, das; s, s: 1. <meist Pl.> [engl. fitting = Zubehörteil, zu: to fit, ↑ fitten]… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 20 fitting — A small part that is attached to a larger apparatus. Also see air hold fitting bayonet fitting grease fitting zerk fitting …

    Dictionary of automotive terms