from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Firmly in position; stationary.
- adj. Determined; established; set: at a fixed time; a fixed price.
- adj. Not subject to change or variation; constant: pensioners on a fixed income.
- adj. Chemistry Not readily evaporating; nonvolatile.
- adj. Chemistry Being in a stable, combined form: fixed nitrogen.
- adj. Firmly, often dogmatically held: fixed beliefs.
- adj. Persistently occurring in the mind; obsessive: a fixed, delusive notion.
- adj. Supplied, especially with funds or needs. Often used in combination: a well-fixed bachelor.
- adj. Illegally prearranged as to outcome: a fixed election.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of fix.
- adj. Not changing, not able to be changed, staying the same.
- adj. Stationary.
- adj. Attached; affixed
- adj. Chemically stable.
- adj. Supplied with what one needs.
- adj. To record a sound on a permanent medium
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Securely placed or fastened; settled; established; firm; imovable; unalterable.
- adj. Stable; non-volatile.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Firm; fast; stable; permanent; of a determinate or unfluctuating character; hence, appointed; settled; established: as, fixed laws; a fixed sum; fixed prices; a fixed time; fixed habits or opinions.
- Permanently placed or situated; established as to position or relation: as, the planets have fixed orbits; the fixed stars (so called from their always appearing to occupy the same place).
- In heraldry, same as firme.
- In zoology, not free or locomotory; rooted or otherwise attached to some object.
- In com., without grace or days of grace: said of drafts and other commercial papers payable on a specified date without grace.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g.
- adj. fixed and unmoving
- adj. (of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value
- adj. securely placed or fastened or set
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