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Definition of Fixed
FixedFixed Fixed (f[i^]kst), a.
1. Securely placed or fastened; settled; established; firm;
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
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
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. fixFettling Fet"tling, n.
1. (Metal.) A mixture of ore, cinders, etc., used to line the
hearth of a puddling furnace. [Eng.] [It is commonly
called fix in the United States.]
2. (Pottery) The operation of shaving or smoothing the
surface of undried clay ware.
Fix Fix, n.
1. A position of difficulty or embarassment; predicament;
Is he not living, then? No. is he dead, then? No,
nor dead either. Poor Aroar can not live, and can
not die, -- so that he is in an almighty fix. --De
2. (Iron Manuf.) fettling. [U.S.]
Fix Fix (f[i^]ks), a. [OE., fr. L. fixus, p. p. of figere to
fix; cf. F. fixe.]
Fixed; solidified. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
FixFix Fix, v. i.
1. To become fixed; to settle or remain permanently; to cease
from wandering; to rest.
Your kindness banishes your fear, Resolved to fix
forever here. --Waller.
2. To become firm, so as to resist volatilization; to cease
to flow or be fluid; to congeal; to become hard and
malleable, as a metallic substance. --Bacon.
To fix on, to settle the opinion or resolution about; to
determine regarding; as, the contracting parties have
fixed on certain leading points.
Meaning of Fixed from wikipedia
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- A fixed deposit
(FD) is a financial instrument provided
or NBFCs which provides investors
rate of interest
than a regular savings
point" has many meanings
in science, most of them mathematical. Fixed point
-point iteration, a general method
- In economics, fixed
costs, indirect costs
are business expenses
that are not dependent
on the level
or services produced
- In statistics, a fixed effects model
is a statistical model
the model parameters
or non-random quantities. This is in contrast
- In mountaineering, a fixed
rope or fixed
line is the practice
in place bolted ropes
to ****ist climbers
in exposed mountain
- In computing, a fixed
-point number representation
is a real data type for a number
that has a fixed number
of digits after
- Fixed wireless
is the operation
of wireless communication devices
used to connect
two fixed locations
- A fixed expression
is a standard
form of expression
that has taken
on a more specific meaning
than the expression
itself. It is different
from a proverb...
(short: FSS | also: fixed
service) is – according
1.21 of the International
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