fit·​ment ˈfit-mənt How to pronounce fitment (audio)
chiefly British
: furnishing sense 2, fixture, cabinetry
usually used in plural

Examples of fitment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The fitment of new cylinder heads with two intake ports per cylinder instead of one brings three additional horsepower (for 60 total). Alexander Stoklosa, Car and Driver, 31 Aug. 2023 The real heroes, however, were the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires that were x-rayed before fitment to ensure perfect structural integrity. Sean Evans, Robb Report, 2 Nov. 2022 As standard fitment, Turbo GT has a 2-chamber, 2-valve air suspension, which is available optionally on the lesser models. Mark Ewing, Forbes, 17 Apr. 2023 The alloys come wrapped in ultra-sticky Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R road-legal track rubber as standard fitment, but more street-friendly Pilot Sport 4S summer tires are also available as a no-cost option. Bradley Iger, Robb Report, 24 Feb. 2023 With a smidge more dynamic prowess, a slightly more compelling powertrain, and the fitment of features such as wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the G90 may just manage to take the top spot in this small but competitive segment. Austin Irwin, Car and Driver, 14 Dec. 2022 Pickups also tend to have two major downsides: weight distribution and the fitment of part-time 4WD. Wes Siler, Outside Online, 18 Jan. 2020 The standard fitment will be 20-inch wheels and tires, though Cadillac's engineers claimed there was little difference in ride comfort between the two options. Csaba Csere, Car and Driver, 28 June 2022 Metropolitan spec also includes standard fitment of a head-up display, a heated steering wheel, and power operated third-row seating. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, 15 Oct. 2021 See More

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Word History


fit entry 2

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fitment was in 1851

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“Fitment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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