(n.) = adequacy ; appropriateness ; suitability ; fit ; fitness for purpose ; retrofitting ; fitting. Ex: A critical abstract normally comments the adequacy of experimentation and survey methodology. Ex: The quality and appropriateness of the end product of a search depends upon the recognition of these factors. Ex: The features which contribute to UDC's suitability for detailed indexing are particularly valued in special libraries. Ex: By comparing this informal communication network with the formal organization chart one can see how close the fit between actuality and theory is. Ex: Use is better explained as a function of 'fitness for purpose': the extent to which the information resource is of appropriate quality for the situation in which it is to be used. Ex: This paper describes the recipients of the award, 3 of which won for new buildings, 1 a major renovation and 2 adaptive retrofittings of library structures. Ex: At a shoe fitting she was told that the vamp was too long and she should switch to a shoe that showed more of her foot. ---- * falta de adecuación = misfit. * grado de adecuación = degree of fit.