Definition of Fixed

1. Adjective. (of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value.

Similar to: Determinate
Derivative terms: Fixedness

2. Adjective. Fixed and unmoving. "A face rigid with pain"
Exact synonyms: Rigid, Set
Similar to: Nonmoving, Unmoving
Derivative terms: Fixedness, Fixity, Rigidness

3. Adjective. Securely placed or fastened or set. "A fixed resistor"

4. Adjective. Incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g.. "Living on fixed incomes"
Exact synonyms: Frozen
Similar to: Unchangeable
Derivative terms: Fixity

Definition of Fixed

1. a. Securely placed or fastened; settled; established; firm; imovable; unalterable.

Definition of Fixed

1. Verb. (past of fix) ¹

2. Adjective. Not changing, not able to be changed, staying the same. ¹

3. Adjective. Stationary. ¹

4. Adjective. Attached; affixed ¹

5. Adjective. Chemically stable. ¹

6. Adjective. Supplied with what one needs. ¹

7. Adjective. (legal) To record a sound on a permanent medium ¹

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Definition of Fixed

1. fix [v] - See also: fix

Medical Definition of Fixed

1. 1. Securely placed or fastened; settled; established; firm; imovable; unalterable. 2. Stable; non-volatile. Fixed air, the fixed point about which any line of troops wheels. Fixed stars, such stars as always retain nearly the same apparent position and distance with respect to each other, thus distinguished from planets and comets. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fixed

fixation disparity
fixation nystagmus
fixation reaction
fixational ocular movement
fixator muscle
fixed (current term)
fixed-combination drug
fixed-cycle operation
fixed-gear bicycle
fixed-point notation
fixed-point number
fixed-point part
fixed-point representation system
fixed-rate pacemaker
fixed-term contract
fixed-width font
fixed address

Literary usage of Fixed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen, Henry Leffmann (1898)
"Under the names of fixed oils, fatty oils, fats, and waxes is classed a number of ... The term fixed or fatty oil is generally used for such members of the ..."

2. Practical Least Squares by Ora Miner Leland (1921)
"Adjustment to Conform to Work Previously Adjusted or fixed. ... If the connection be to one fixed line, only, that line would be used as a base-line ..."

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