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[klohs-fit-ing] /ˈkloʊsˈfɪt ɪŋ/
(of a garment) fitting tightly or snugly to the body:
A close-fitting jacket showed off her small waist.
Compare loose-fitting.
Origin of close-fitting
1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • When cooking, wear short or close-fitting sleeves to prevent clothing from catching fire.
  • Wear short, close-fitting or tightly rolled sleeves when cooking.
  • Wear close-fitting and tucked-in clothing with no stray straps or strings.
  • Do not wear clothes that are tight, such as close-fitting collars or waistbands, near your treatment area.
  • Workers wear close-fitting clothing, gloves without cuffs, trousers without cuffs and skid-resistant foot wear.
  • close-fitting clothes are less likely to get caught on controls or moving parts.

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