press-fit

press fit

noun Machinery.
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:
1885–90

pressfit, adjective
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press fit
 
n
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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