Definition of Close-fitting

1. Adjective. Fitting closely but comfortably. "A close fit"

Exact synonyms: Close, Snug
Similar to: Tight



Definition of Close-fitting

1. Adjective. Snug, tight, form fitting. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Close-fitting

clops
clopyralid
cloque
cloques
clorazepate
clorgyline
cloroqualone
clorprenaline hydrochloride
closable
close
close, but no cigar
close-bodied
close-captioning
close-cropped
close-fitting (current term)
close-grained
close-hauled
close-knit
close-mid
close-minded
close-order drill
close-packed
close-packing
close-quarter
close-range
close-serried
close-set
close-set(a)
close-stool

Literary usage of Close-fitting

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1. Electrical Papers by Oliver Heaviside (1894)
"[Remember the limitation of close-fitting return, above mentioned.] That of a rectangle will be given later in the course of the following ..."

2. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Containing a Clear Exposition by Andrew Ure (1844)
"... against the internal ¬Ľartice of the box c, and to bear against this surface by the pressure of a spring, so as to malic a perfectly close fitting. Fig. ..."

3. The History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Ed. with Copious Notes and by Herodotus (1862)
"It seems probable that the costume (A) is that which Herodotus and Xenophon call the Median, while the close-fitting drese (B) is the old Persian garb. ..."

4. Clothing for Women; Selection, Design, Construction: A Practical Manual for by Laura Irene Baldt (1916)
"Designing close-fitting sleeve from shirtwaist sleeve pattern; A, using dart from elbow to wrist; B, completed sleeve; C, using tuck at elbow. ending at ..."

5. Kinematics. A Treatise on the Modification of Motion, as Affected by the by Charles William Mac Cord (1889)
"close-fitting Tangent Screw. Practical Proportions. Sang's Theory Embodied. Multiple. ... close-fitting Oblique Worm. Oblique Screw and Rack. ..."

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