fitment

noun
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 Supra will boost output by over 130-hp thanks to the fitment of a BMW M3 Competition powerplant and more than double the standard Supra’s sticker price. Peter Lyon, Forbes, "Tweaked BMW M3 Engine To Power Toyota’s Final Supra," 24 Feb. 2021 When shopping for a ski helmet, ventilation, fitment, and durability are key considerations to remember when making your selection. Popular Science, "Best ski helmets: Comfortable protection for hitting the slopes," 12 Mar. 2021 Your next task is to assess a candidate’s fitment for the job. Sameer Penakalapati, Forbes, "How To Build A Talent Pipeline Strategy To Win Market Share And Beat Your Competition," 4 Mar. 2021 While wearing your mask, the front of it especially should be treated as a potential fomite (source of transmission), so ensure proper fitment when putting it on initially to avoid having to touch it while wearing. Corey Gaskin, Ars Technica, "Mask up! How to choose and maintain the best masks for use against COVID-19," 20 Nov. 2020 The Pur Sport's removal of the regular car's complex electro-hydraulic wing and some of its sound insulation, plus the fitment of thinner seats, knocks about 110 pounds off the Chiron's curb weight. John Pearley Huffman, Car and Driver, "2021 Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport Goes to Extremes," 5 Mar. 2021 The most important part of candidate analysis is to conduct a technical and job fitment analysis. Sameer Penakalapati, Forbes, "How To Build A Talent Pipeline Strategy To Win Market Share And Beat Your Competition," 4 Mar. 2021 Studies show that, after five uses, the integrity of the mask (its fitment in particular) has degraded beyond a safe point for use. Corey Gaskin, Ars Technica, "Mask up! How to choose and maintain the best masks for use against COVID-19," 20 Nov. 2020 Surgical masks that are not N95 or equivalent have not been approved by the CDC for reuse, due to their fitment and lower level of filtration. Corey Gaskin, Ars Technica, "Mask up! How to choose and maintain the best masks for use against COVID-19," 20 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of fitment

1851, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fitment

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12 Apr 2021

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“Fitment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fitment. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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