tightly fitting


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Adj.1.tightly fitting - fitting snugly; "a tightly-fitting cover"; "tight-fitting clothes"
tight - closely constrained or constricted or constricting; "tight skirts"; "he hated tight starched collars"; "fingers closed in a tight fist"; "a tight feeling in his chest"
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Close to the gateway he met Lady Arabella, clad as usual in tightly fitting white, which showed off her slim figure.
He had just finished dressing for his ride, and wore a blue uniform, opening in front over a white waistcoat so long that it covered his rotund stomach, white leather breeches tightly fitting the fat thighs of his short legs, and Hessian boots.
Safetytrim works by tightly fitting over each of the wheel nuts in-situ, locking them in place and preventing them from coming off.
Early adopters of her tightly fitting sweater dresses included actresses Brigitte Bardot, Catherine Deneuve and Audrey Hepburn.
Cover with a tightly fitting lid and cook over a medium heat for between 15-20 mins or until the dumplings are soft and puffy.
Personal prevention consists of using mosquito repellents, wearing long, loose clothing to reduce skin exposure, making sure screens are tightly fitting and dumping standing water.
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Wooden doors; : - Partially solid-walled, tightly fitting, smoke protection doors to DIN 18095, self-closing; : - Steel-around frames; : - Fire protection: T0 and T30; : - Requirements for sound insulation 27 dB, 32 dB and 37 dB; : - Climate class 2; : - Surface: HPL laminate; : - For installation in drywall, masonry and reinforced concrete; : - Lever set: FSB family 1023, stainless steel.
So I ended up with a broken hand and a torn pair of tightly fitting flared trousers.
The cooking pot with a tightly fitting lid goes in a plastic bag, which acts as a heat trap (like the transparent top on a box cooker).
From recycling to light weighting, tightly fitting caps to airless dispensers, plant-based materials to streamlined in-line decorating processes, you'll find a wide variety of sustainable packaging components and processes throughout this issue.
He discovered his tightly fitting racing leathers had performed an important function.