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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." Sometimes a group of squalid old crones, squatting in a file under the shadow of the steps to a porch, scolded noisily as the archdeacon and the bellringer passed, and tossed them this encouraging welcome, with a curse: "Hum!
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.
If the Tin-soldier had only called out 'Here I am!' 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.