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A teacher is never too smart to learn from his pupils. But while runners differ, basic principles never change. So it's a matter of fitting your current practices to fit the event and the individual. See, what's good for you might not be worth a darn for the next guy.
Bill Bowerman

Meaning of "fitting" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FITTING

fitting  [ˈfɪtɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FITTING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Fitting can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES FITTING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Fitting

Fitting can refer to: ▪ A dress fitting. ▪ Any machine component, piping or tubing part that can attach or connect two or more larger parts. For examples, see coupling, compression fitting, piping and plumbing fittings and pipe fitting. ▪ The process of applying regression analysis to data. This method is sometimes called line-fitting or curve fitting depending on the result. ▪ The process of cutting and shaping parts on a custom, craft-production basis to cause them to fit together into an assembly with the proper engineering fit. ▪ Preprocessing of data for data mining or other parsing. ▪ Mathematical concepts named after Hans Fitting such as Fitting subgroup, Fitting length, Fitting lemma, Fitting ideal, and Fitting's theorem. ▪ Light socket or lamp fitting. ▪ An element of a tantrum, seizure or any other sudden occurrence of a symptom or unusual behaviour. ▪ Fitting Group, an advertising agency based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...

Definition of fitting in the English dictionary

The first definition of fitting in the dictionary is appropriate or proper; suitable. Other definition of fitting is an accessory or part. Fitting is also furnishings or accessories in a building.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FITTING


befitting
bɪˈfɪtɪŋ
buffeting
ˈbʌfɪtɪŋ
close-fitting
ˌkləʊsˈfɪtɪŋ
counterfeiting
ˈkaʊntəˌfɪtɪŋ
dating
ˈdeɪtɪŋ
exciting
ɪkˈsaɪtɪŋ
fighting
ˈfaɪtɪŋ
formfitting
ˈfɔːmˌfɪtɪŋ
ill-fitting
ˌɪlˈfɪtɪŋ
lighting
ˈlaɪtɪŋ
loose-fitting
ˌluːsˈfɪtɪŋ
marketing
ˈmɑːkɪtɪŋ
operating
ˈɒpəreɪtɪŋ
outfitting
ˈaʊtˌfɪtɪŋ
pipefitting
ˈpaɪpˌfɪtɪŋ
refitting
ˌriːˈfɪtɪŋ
tight-fitting
ˌtaɪtˈfɪtɪŋ
unbefitting
ˌʌnbɪˈfɪtɪŋ
unfitting
ʌnˈfɪtɪŋ
unprofiting
ʌnˈprɒfɪtɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FITTING

fitness
fitness centre
fitness fanatic
fitness instructor
fitness programme
fitness room
fitness test
fitness trainer
fitt
fittable
fitted
fitted carpet
fitted kitchen
fitted sheet
fitter
fittest
fitting room
fittingly
fittingness
fittings

WORDS THAT END LIKE FITTING

accounting
admitting
batting
betting
chatting
committing
cutting
emitting
formatting
knitting
letting
permitting
plotting
putting
setting
sitting
spitting
splitting
spotting
submitting
transmitting

Synonyms and antonyms of fitting in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «FITTING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «fitting» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of fitting

Translation of «fitting» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FITTING

Find out the translation of fitting to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of fitting from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «fitting» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

> 配件
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

accesorio
570 millions of speakers

English

fitting
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

फिटिंग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تركيب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Место
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

prova
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মানানসই
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

élément
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pemasangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zubehörteil
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

取付け部品
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

> 부속품
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Fitting
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phù hợp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பொருத்தி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

समर्पक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uydurma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

accessorio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Oprawa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Місце
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

montaj
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τοποθέτηση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pas
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

montering
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

montering
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of fitting

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FITTING»

The term «fitting» is very widely used and occupies the 7.150 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FITTING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about fitting

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10 QUOTES WITH «FITTING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word fitting.
1
Shiri Appleby
I took my waitress uniform. Seemed fitting.
2
Francis of Assisi
It is not fitting, when one is in God's service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look.
3
Russell Baker
It is fitting that yesteryear's swashbuckling newspaper reporter has turned into today's solemn young sobersides nursing a glass of watered white wine after a day of toiling over computer databases in a smoke-free, noise-free newsroom.
4
Clare Balding
Fitting in is boring. But it takes you nearly your whole life to work that out.
5
Robert Ballard
It is a quiet and peaceful place - and a fitting place for the remains of this greatest of sea tragedies to rest.
6
Joe Barton
The American flag is an enduring symbol of liberty, democracy, and justice. It is fitting that the House act to protect it as we approach our nation's birthday, and as our men and women in uniform rally behind it in Iraq's battlefields.
7
Warren Bennis
People who cannot invent and reinvent themselves must be content with borrowed postures, secondhand ideas, fitting in instead of standing out.
8
Bill Bowerman
A teacher is never too smart to learn from his pupils. But while runners differ, basic principles never change. So it's a matter of fitting your current practices to fit the event and the individual. See, what's good for you might not be worth a darn for the next guy.
9
Joseph P. Bradley
The acquisition of an accurate and easy conversation, of some skill in music, and in pure and healthful diversions, are of great benefit in fitting one for social intercourse, in which one of the greatest sources of pleasure is found.
10
Morgan Brittany
I was looked at as weird, odd, not fitting in with the Hollywood crowd.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FITTING»

Discover the use of fitting in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to fitting and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting
""Reference for sewers with step-by-step instructions for fitting test garments on the body, then transferring adjustments to paper patterns before cutting out and sewing the final garment"--Provided by publisher"--
Sarah Veblen, 2012
2
Manual of Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting
Written in a concise, practical, outline manner, Manual of Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting, 3rd Edition follows the logical progression of patient care, from basic prefitting topics, through rigid lens, soft lenses and ...
Milton M. Hom, Adrian S. Bruce, 2006
3
Pattern Fitting With Confidence
Multiple fitting charts are included in the book, as well as an index for locating technical information at a glance.
Nancy Zieman, 2008
4
Fitting Models to Biological Data Using Linear and Nonlinear ...
This book, by the author of the very successful Intuitive Biostatistics, addresses this relatively focused need of an extraordinarily broad range of scientists.
Harvey Motulsky, Arthur Christopoulos Professor in the Department of Pharmacology University of Melbourne, 2004
5
First-Order Modal Logic
The book covers quantification itself, including the difference between actualist and possibilist quantifiers; equality, leading to a treatment of Frege's morning star/evening star puzzle; the notion of existence and the logical problems ...
M. Fitting, Richard L. Mendelsohn, 1998
6
Rigid Gas-Permeable Lens Fitting
A major new series which provides authoritative and accessible information for all eye care professionals, whether in training or in practice.
Andrew Franklin, Ngaire Franklin, 2006
7
Least Squares Data Fitting with Applications
Anyone working with problems of linear and nonlinear least squares fitting will find this book invaluable as a hands-on guide, with accessible text and carefully explained problems.
Per Christian Hansen, Víctor Pereyra, Godela Scherer, 2012
8
Numerical Data Fitting in Dynamical Systems: A Practical ...
Real life phenomena in engineering, natural, or medical sciences are often described by a mathematical model with the goal to analyze numerically the behaviour of the system.
Klaus Schittkowski, 2002
9
Fitting and Pattern Alteration: A Multi-Method Approach to ...
Highlights of this edition include alternative methods of figure evaluation, information about choosing the right style to enhance one’s figure, and instructions for working with multi-sized patterns and correcting garments that have more ...
Elizabeth L. Liechty, Della N. Pottberg-Steineckert, Judith A. Rasband, 2009
10
Fitting Statistical Distributions: The Generalized Lambda ...
For a specific application, which of the dozens of distributions should one use? What if none of them fit well? Fitting Statistical Distributions helps answer those questions.
Zaven A. Karian, Edward J. Dudewicz, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FITTING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term fitting is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Fitting send-off for Second World War veteran Fred Buchan
A SECOND World War soldier was given a fitting send-off in a military vehicle. Frederick Christopher Buchan McAllister, who died aged 88, ... «Grimsby Telegraph, Jul 15»
2
Interview: Murder By Death's Adam Turla on not fitting in, whiskey …
A band that loves to play and sing songs about whiskey, love, and the Devil, Murder By Death are a musical beast that's difficult to be tamed. «Vanyaland, Jul 15»
3
Festival draws to a fitting close
The first ever countywide Wicklow Pride Festival came to a fitting end on Saturday, with the whole community coming together for a fun day ... «Wicklow People, Jul 15»
4
Ten Commandments monument: Fitting tribute to history and values
In 2009, Gov. Brad Henry signed a bill allowing the installation of a small, privately funded Ten Commandments monument outside the ... «Edmond Sun, Jul 15»
5
Derby County friendly a fitting way to mark Hector anniversary
It is a fitting meeting as the forthcoming campaign is the 50th anniversary of Kevin Hector netting a record 44 league goals for the club. «Bradford Telegraph and Argus, Jul 15»
6
Michelle Collins, 53, cuts a youthful figure in slim-fitting peach dress
Michelle cut a youthful figure as she paraded around in a slim-fitting peach dress which worked wonders for her slender frame. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
7
Orlando Bloom wears tight-fitting wetsuit as he surfs on Malibu beach
As one of Hollywood's finest, Orlando Bloom is under a lot of pressure to keep in shape - something he takes pretty seriously. And the ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
8
Jessica Mauboy shows off her incredibly toned figure in a black …
The 25-year-old rocked a black tight-fitting dress which showed of plenty of her toned legs. Scroll down for video. Oh hey there! Jessica Mauboy ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
9
Springfield HS get a fitting new name
The Springfield Board of Education approved the name for the historic building as the Springfield Center of Innovation: The Dome. A committee ... «WDTN, Jul 15»
10
'Amy' is fitting, tragic send-off for Winehouse
She was the next mega-super-diva music star. She had it all. She had the personality, the looks and most of all -- talent. The one problem: She didn't want to be ... «WDIV Detroit, Jul 15»

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