assembly of two tightly fitting parts, as a hub on a shaft, made by a press or the like.
Words nearby press fit
Origin of press fit
First recorded in 1885–90
Also called drive fit, force fit.
OTHER WORDS FROM press fitpressfit, adjective
Definition for force fit (2 of 2)
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British Dictionary definitions for force fit
engineering a type of fit for mating parts, usually tighter than a sliding fit, used when the parts do not have to move relative to each other
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