Definition of Fitters

1. Noun. (plural of fitter) ¹

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Definition of Fitters

1. fitter [n] - See also: fitter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fitters

fits and starts
fits the bill
fitted cap
fitted out
fitted out(p)
fitted sheet
fitted sheets
fitters (current term)
fitting room
fitting rooms
fitting the bill

Literary usage of Fitters

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1. Annual Reportby New York (State), Bureau of Statistics, Dept. of Labor by New York (State), Bureau of Statistics, Dept. of Labor (1907)
"Albany 'National Ass'n of Steam and Hot Water fitters & Helpers of America No. ... United Ass'n of Plumbers, Gas fitters, Steam fitters and Steam fitters' ..."

2. Municipal and Private Operation of Public Utilities: Report to the National by National Civic Federation Commission on Public Ownership and Operation (1907)
"1 Yard Foreman 8d. per hour 1 16 0 14 Engine, Boiler and Salt- men 7>d. per hour 1 13 9 1 Blacksmith 7Jd. per hour 1 13 9 2 fitters 8d. and 7d. per hour 22 ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1862)
"Cast them upon the rocks and splitted them all to fitters!' North's Plutarch. " Only their bones and ragged fitters of their clothes remained. ..."

4. Bulletin by Federal Board for Vocational Education, United States (1917)
"COURSE FOR PIPE fitters. PURPOSE. The purpose of this course is to teach a man to measure, cut, fit, and thread iron and steel pipe, to make tight joints, ..."

5. Some Facts Concerning the People, Industries and Schools of Hammond and a by Robert Josselyn Leonard (1915)
"Steam, Pipe and Air Brake fitters Steam fitters 20 Males Pipe and air brake ... Steam fitters are employed in nine of the Hammond manufacturing plants, ..."

6. Studies in American Trade Unionism by Jacob Harry Hollander, George Ernest Barnett (1906)
"The Steam fitters came into existence with the introduction of steam ... The Steam fitters insist that working with iron piping is not plumbers' work, ..."

7. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University (1914)
"It is the belief of the Steam fitters that, while the nominal purpose of the Plumbers is to get rid of dual unionism by bringing all the members of the ..."

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