Definition of press-fitted in US English:



  • See press fit

    • ‘The lens is inserted and fixed in the first hole, and a ferrule in which the optical fiber is embedded is press-fitted with the second hole.’
    • ‘My boats had the standard coupling - a rather small fitting which is press-fitted onto the shaft and held in place with a small screw that goes through the coupling into a little dimple in the shaft.’
    • ‘The allograft was passed in an antegrade fashion with the patellar bone plug press-fitted into the femoral tunnel.’