fit·​ment | \ ˈfit-mənt How to pronounce fitment (audio) \

Definition of fitment

chiefly British
: furnishing sense 2, fixture, cabinetry usually used in plural

Examples of fitment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What’s more, the extra height allows for the fitment of larger wheels and tires. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 20 June 2022 The new multilink setup also consumes less inboard packaging space where the links attach, a crucial attribute that allows for the fitment of a transverse electric motor in a full battery-electric (BEV) version. Dan Edmunds, Car and Driver, 18 Apr. 2022 But at gentler speeds over lower-quality asphalt, the ride has an edginess that likely could be tempered by the fitment of adaptive dampers. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, 7 June 2022 Sport is standard fitment, as is Sport Exhaust and the Sport Chrono Package. Michael Harley, Forbes, 12 June 2022 Applying that approach to your standard 60-degree V-6 leads to fitment problems, because there’s not enough room in the valley of the V to efficiently mount turbochargers. Csaba Csere, Car and Driver, 23 Feb. 2022 Other tech enhancements include keyless ignition and tire pressure–monitoring sensors as standard fitment. Peter Jackson, Robb Report, 8 Mar. 2022 Every vehicle and every suspension setup will be different, and the skill of your alignment shop plays a role in tire fitment, too. Wes Siler, Outside Online, 6 Apr. 2021 Also, due to a scheduling mix-up, our 2 didn't have the $2400 package that includes a more aggressive tire fitment and additional engine cooling. Dave Vanderwerp, Car and Driver, 7 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of fitment

1851, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fitment

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The first known use of fitment was in 1851

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30 Jul 2022

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“Fitment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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