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press fit

noun, Machinery
1.
assembly of two tightly fitting parts, as a hub on a shaft, made by a press or the like.
Also called drive fit, force fit.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
Related forms
pressfit, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for press fit

press fit

noun
1.
(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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