What is fit?

  • (verb): Be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired.
    Example: "This piece won't fit into the puzzle"
    Synonyms: go
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on fit, fits:

Luigi Rosselli - Selected Commercial Projects
1986 Leo Schofield's offices fitout 1988 Frank Moore Shop fit-out, San Francisco, USA 1989 Kerry McGee Fashion Warehouse, Office and Manufacturing premises, Alexandria 1991 Barrister's Chambers office fit-out ...
List Of Number-one Singles Of 1982 (Ireland)
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Lack-of-fit Sum Of Squares
... In statistics, a sum of squares due to lack of fit, or more tersely a lack-of-fit sum of squares, is one of the components of a partition of the sum of squares in an analysis of variance, used in ...
Staking (manufacturing)
... of connecting two components by creating an interference fit between the two pieces ... One workpiece has a hole in it while the other has a boss that fits within the hole ... boss is undersized so that it is a slip fit ...
Lack-of-fit Test
... In statistics, a lack-of-fit test is any of many tests of a null hypothesis that a proposed statistical model fits well ... See Goodness of fit Lack-of-fit sum of squares ...

More definitions of "fit":

  • (noun): A sudden uncontrollable attack.
    Example: "A fit of coughing"
    Synonyms: paroxysm, convulsion
  • (adj): (usually followed by 'to' or 'for') on the point of or strongly disposed.
    Example: "In no fit state to continue"; "fit to drop"; "laughing fit to burst"; "she was fit to scream"
    Synonyms: primed, set
  • (verb): Conform to some shape or size.
    Example: "How does this shirt fit?"
  • (verb): Provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose.
    Synonyms: equip, fit out, outfit
  • (adj): Physically and mentally sound or healthy.
    Example: "Felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"; "keeps fit with diet and exercise"
    Synonyms: healthy
  • (verb): Satisfy a condition or restriction.
    Synonyms: meet, conform to
  • (noun): The manner in which something fits.
    Example: "I admired the fit of her coat"
  • (verb): Make correspond or harmonize.
    Synonyms: match
  • (noun): A sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason).
    Example: "A fit of housecleaning"
    Synonyms: burst
  • (adj): Meeting adequate standards for a purpose.
    Example: "A fit subject for discussion"; "it is fit and proper that you be there"; "water fit to drink"; "fit for duty"; "do as you see fit to"
    Synonyms: fit to, fit for
  • (verb): Make fit.
    Example: "Fit a dress"; "He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut-out"
  • (verb): Insert or adjust several objects or people.
    Example: "Can you fit the toy into the box?"; "This man can't fit himself into our work environment"

Famous quotes containing the word fit:

    ... nothing seems completely to differentiate the poor but poverty. We find no adjectives to fit them, as a whole, only those of which Want is the mother. “Miserable” covers many; “shabby” most, and I am sadly aware that, in a large majority of minds, “disagreeable” includes them all.
    Albion Fellows Bacon (1865–1933)

    What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in.
    David Lloyd George (1863–1945)

    As for the graces of expression, a great thought is never found in a mean dress; but ... the nine Muses and the three Graces will have conspired to clothe it in fit phrase. Its education has always been liberal, and its implied wit can endow a college.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)