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  • verb Present participle of refix.

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Examples

  • If not, remove the bandages and splint and reposition the arm until the pulse can be felt before refixing the splint in place.

    How to Administer First Aid to a Victim of Arm Fracture

  • There being no time to spare for getting the letters out of it then, he took it under his arm, shut the bureau, and made the best of his way out of the house, latching the casement behind him, and refixing the pane of glass in its place.

    Life's Little Ironies

  • He sent his wife and daughter to an hotel while this was going on, taking two or three journeys himself to Ivell to superintend the refixing, and the improvement of the grounds.

    Life's Little Ironies

  • Alexander I was as necessary for the movement of the peoples from east to west and for the refixing of national frontiers as

    War and Peace

  • Helena herself was keeping her eyes down, refixing her dress brooches.

    Two For The Lions

  • But then, as he was in the act of refixing the loop, he felt a sharp tug at his trousers, behind and right down by his heel.

    War Game

  • He was refixing one end of a two-foot length of piano wire to a wooden toggle which had come loose.

    Modesty Blaise

  • "You may call it dirt," says Georgius, refixing his eye-glass.

    Lippincott's Magazine, November 1885

  • Just then Dom Basilio sent up half a dozen stout monks to me from the base of the rock; and for the next few minutes I was kept busy with them on the eastern bastion, refixing a gun which had been thrown off its carriage in the assault, until, casting another glance seaward, I saw to my amazement that the ketch had run up her British colours to her mizzen.

    Sir John Constantine Memoirs of His Adventures At Home and Abroad and Particularly in the Island of Corsica: Beginning with the Year 1756

  • Before refixing the lamp beside him, he held it up for a good stare at me, and grinned.

    The Adventures of Harry Revel

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