Definition of Fixture

1. Noun. An object firmly fixed in place (especially in a household).

Generic synonyms: Artefact, Artifact
Specialized synonyms: Bathroom Fixture, Lighting Fixture, Plumbing Fixture, Soap Dish
Derivative terms: Fix

2. Noun. A regular patron. "A bum who is a Central Park fixture"
Exact synonyms: Habitue, Regular
Generic synonyms: Frequenter, Patron
Derivative terms: Regular

3. Noun. The quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment.
Exact synonyms: Fastness, Fixedness, Fixity, Secureness
Generic synonyms: Immovability, Immovableness
Specialized synonyms: Lodgement, Lodging, Lodgment
Derivative terms: Fast, Fixed, Fixed, Fixed, Fixed, Fix, Secure
Antonyms: Looseness

4. Noun. The act of putting something in working order again.

Definition of Fixture

1. n. That which is fixed or attached to something as a permanent appendage; as, the fixtures of a pump; the fixtures of a farm or of a dwelling, that is, the articles which a tenant may not take away.

Definition of Fixture

1. Noun. (legal) Something that is fixed in place, especially a permanent appliance or other item of personal property that is considered part of a house and is sold with it. ¹

2. Noun. A regular patron of a place or institution. ¹

3. Noun. A lighting unit; a luminaire. ¹

4. Noun. (sports) A scheduled match. ¹

5. Noun. (computing programming) A state that can be recreated, used as a baseline for running software tests. ¹

6. Noun. A work-holding or support device used in the manufacturing industry. ¹

7. Verb. To furnish with, as, or in a fixture ¹

8. Verb. (sports Australia New Zealand) To schedule a match ¹

¹ Source:

Definition of Fixture

1. a permanent part or appendage of a house [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fixture

fixing agent
fixing eye
fixing up
fixture (current term)

Literary usage of Fixture

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

1. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1914)
"Under a lease for a long term of years for manufacturing purposes, a building erected for a plant is a removable "trade fixture," regardless of Its size or ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1885)
"These two influences are almost certain to unseal traps on any fixture connecting with the soil-pipe »t points below, unless they are provided with ». ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Corporate Bonds and Mortgages: Being the 3d Edition by Leonard Augustus Jones (1907)
"The actual fastening of a movable article to the freehold is not essential to its becoming a fixture. "If a billiard- table be fastened to the floor so as ..."

4. Jigs and Fixtures: A Reference Book Showing Many Types of Jigs and Fixtures by Fred Herbert Colvin, Lucian Levant Haas (1913)
"In using cams or wedges for binding or clamping the work, always bear in mind that through the vibration or chatter of the fixture or work they are apt to ..."

5. Machinery (1902)
"The turret lathe fixture shown In the accompanying engravings is for forming pieces of ... Front and Back Views of Spécial Turn t Latte fixture. bar. ..."

6. A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors by William Oldnall Russell, Charles Sprengel Greaves (1877)
"32, which mentioned every specific article by name, the words " any copper, brass, bell-metal, utensil, or fixture," were to be taken as substantive nouns, ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Fixture on!Search for Fixture on!Search for Fixture on Google!Search for Fixture on Wikipedia!