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fit·ting

 (fĭt′ĭng)
adj.
Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
n.
1. The act of trying on clothes whose fit is being adjusted.
2. A small detachable part for a machine or apparatus.
3. fittings Chiefly British Furnishings or fixtures.

fit′ting·ly adv.
fit′ting·ness n.

fittings

(ˈfɪtɪŋz)
pl n
pieces of domestic equipment which are fixed to something but which can be removed and taken to another house if necessary
Translations

fittings

[ˈfɪtɪŋz] nplinstallations fpl
bathroom fittings → installations fpl (sanitaires)
kitchen fittings → éléments mpl de cuisine

fittings

[ˈfɪtɪŋz] npl (of house) → accessori mpl, attrezzature fpl
bathroom fittings → accessori per il bagno
References in classic literature ?
An endless creaking was going on all about me, the woodwork and the fittings groaning and squeaking and complaining in a thousand keys.
This done, the carpenter received orders to have the leg completed that night; and to provide all the fittings for it, independent of those pertaining to the distrusted one in use.
Death was in that poisonous wave, And in its gulf a fitting grave For him who thence could solace bring To his lone imagining -- Whose solitary soul could make An Eden of that dim lake.
Seeing a thrush sitting upon a tree, he wished to take it, and fitting his twigs to a proper length, watched intently, having his whole thoughts directed towards the sky.
Again, a young girl, more bold and saucy than was fitting, brushed the priest's black robe, singing in his face the sardonic ditty, "niche, niche, the devil is caught.
Zarathustra's habit of designating a whole class of men or a whole school of thought by a single fitting nickname may perhaps lead to a little confusion at first; but, as a rule, when the general drift of his arguments is grasped, it requires but a slight effort of the imagination to discover whom he is referring to.
It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.
they must have found him; but he did not think it fitting for him to cry out, because he had on his uniform.
Then a statement, somewhat in detail, of a course to be pursued, seemed fitting and proper.
IT CANNOT be denied, but outward accidents conduce much to fortune; favor, opportunity, death of others, occasion fitting virtue.
And, besides all this, it is necessary to know what sort of government is best fitting for all cities: for most of those writers who have treated this subject, however speciously they may handle other parts of it, have failed in describing the practical parts: for it is not enough to be able to perceive what is best without it is what can be put in practice.
Good fame is a species of the Kalon, and it is by no means fitting to neglect it.