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Meaning of FIXED

Pronunciation:  fikst

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  securely placed or fastened or set; "a fixed piece of wood"; "a fixed resistor"
  2. [adj]  incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g. "frozen prices"; "living on fixed incomes"
  3. [adj]  directed with intense concentration; "a fixed stare"; "an intent gaze"
  4. [adj]  (of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value
  5. [adj]  specified in advance; "a given number"; "we will meet at a given time and location"
  6. [adj]  fixed and unmoving; "with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare"; "his bearded face already has a set hollow look"- Connor Cruise O'Brien; "a face rigid with pain"
  7. [adj]  not increasing as the amount taxed increases
  8. [adj]  mended or put in working order; "a reconditioned sewing machine"; "a repaired vacuum cleaner"; "the broken lock is now fixed"
  9. [adj]  intent and directed steadily; "had her gaze fastened on the stranger"; "a fixed expresson"
 

FIXED is a 5 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: concentrated, determinate, fast, fastened, firm, flat, frozen, geostationary, geosynchronous, given(a), immobile, intent, leaded, nonmoving, reconditioned, regressive, repaired, restored, rigid, set, specified, stationary, steady, taped, unadjustable, unchangeable, unmoving
 
 Antonyms: unfixed
 
 See Also: secure

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fixed\ (f[i^]kst), a.
1. Securely placed or fastened; settled; established; firm;
   imovable; unalterable.

2. (Chem.) Stable; non-volatile.

{Fixed air} (Old Chem.), carbonic acid or carbon dioxide; --
   so called by Dr. Black because it can be absorbed or fixed
   by strong bases. See {Carbonic acid}, under {Carbonic}.

{Fixed alkali} (Old Chem.), a non-volatile base, as soda, or
   potash, in distinction from the volatile alkali ammonia.


{Fixed ammunition} (Mil.), a projectile and powder inclosed
   together in a case ready for loading.

{Fixed battery} (Mil.), a battery which contains heavy guns
   and mortars intended to remain stationary; --
   distinguished from movable battery.

{Fixed bodies}, those which can not be volatilized or
   separated by a common menstruum, without great difficulty,
   as gold, platinum, lime, etc.

{Fixed capital}. See the Note under {Capital}, n., 4.

{Fixed fact}, a well established fact. [Colloq.]

{Fixed light}, one which emits constant beams; --
   distinguished from a flashing, revolving, or intermittent
   light.

{Fixed oils} (Chem.), non-volatile, oily substances, as
   stearine and olein, which leave a permanent greasy stain,
   and which can not be distilled unchanged; -- distinguished
   from volatile or {essential oils}.

{Fixed pivot} (Mil.), the fixed point about which any line of
   troops wheels.

{Fixed stars} (Astron.), such stars as always retain nearly
   the same apparent position and distance with respect to
   each other, thus distinguished from planets and comets.

 
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