(preposition) engineering to fit (parts) together accurately or (of parts) to be fitted together, either through machining or use, as in fitting a bearing to its shaft
(preposition) to make or become settled and able to work efficiently in harmony
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Wednesday Winner: Slugabed
Today’s Word of the Day was chosen by Nat A. of Pompton Plains, NJ who challenged the word when his wife used it. She confirmed the word’s validity by showing it to him in a dictionary. Slugabed means “a lazy person who stays in bed long after the usual time for arising.” Submit your favorite word here and it could be chosen as one of our Word …
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