[fit-nis] /ˈfɪt nɪs/
capability of the body of distributing inhaled oxygen to muscle tissue during increased physical effort.
Also called Darwinian fitness. Biology.
the state of being fit
1570s, from fit (adj.) + -ness.
fitness fit·ness (fĭt’nĭs)
- Fitness walking
fitness walking n. The aerobic sport of brisk, rhythmic, vigorous walking, intended to improve cardiovascular efficiency, strengthen the heart, control weight gain, and reduce stress.
- Fit note
noun 1. a medical note for an employer setting out the work an employee is able to perform, taking into account his or her health condition
(Thinking Machines, Inc.) Fixed In the Next Release. A written-only notation attached to bug reports. Often wishful thinking. [Jargon File] (1994-12-01)
[fit] /fɪt/ adjective, fitter, fittest. 1. adapted or suited; appropriate: This water isn’t fit for drinking. A long-necked giraffe is fit for browsing treetops. 2. proper or becoming: fit behavior. 3. qualified or competent, as for an office or function: a fit candidate. 4. prepared or ready: crops fit for gathering. 5. in good physical […]