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bash to fit

bash to fit
 v. phr.— «Decompression disasters are one possible outcome from faulty fuselage parts such as bear straps and chords made by Ducommun, some of which allegedly were wrested into position during assembly because of their flaws, in a process known as “bash to fit.”» —“FAA Investigators Fail to Examine Jets in Question” by Frank Koughan, Sheila Kaplan Mother Jones Dec. 12, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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