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  • v. Present participle of fixate.


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  • In agriculture, beneficial micro-organisms play different roles in the soil, such as fixating atmospheric nitrogen, decomposing organic wastes and residues, suppressing soil-borne pathogens, recycling and increasing the availability of plant nutrients, degrading toxicants - including pesticides - producing antibiotics and other bio-active compounds.

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  • An agricultural commission noted this year that these labor costs are contributing to the rise in food prices—a problem currently fixating the ruling Congress Party, though the government's solution, predictably, is to expand welfare.

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  • I am fixating on small things out of place -- a water glass left on a coaster has to go to the dishwasher or the spot where we keep water glasses right away.

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  • Mixed data in recent weeks have shifted the focus back to the uncertain economic outlook rather than fixating on inflation, a main threat to bonds' value.

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  • The cat that LT bought for her years before, but instead of fixating on his wife, the cat immediately attaches itself to LT and a bond is formed; as for the relationship between cat and wife, it borders on cruel and evil.

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  • Pundits, please stop fixating on the survival chances of Weiner's post-sexting career.

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  • And we've met homicide detectives who say you'd be surprised "by how many seek police work to" make use of fixating on the smallest details, "who take evidence and" relentlessly turn it over and look at it from different perspectives.

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  • So maybe we have to be more generous in our assessments and look for the good rather than fixating on the imperfections.

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  • My brain seemed frozen, fixating on the obscenely long claws fanning out from the paw and wondering if there was a good place to be hit with them.

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  • So I just relaxed and learned to accept a weight range instead of fixating on a static weight.

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