fixed

Definitions:

  • Firmly in position; stationary.
  • Determined; established; set.
  • Not subject to change or variation; unchanging.
  • None
  • Not readily evaporating; nonvolatile.
  • Being in a stable, combined form.
  • None
  • Firmly, often dogmatically held.
  • Persistently occurring in the mind; obsessive.
  • Supplied, especially with funds. Often used in combination.
  • Illegally prearranged as to outcome.
  • Firm; fast; stable; permanent; of a determinate or unfluctuating character; hence, appointed; settled; established: as, <em>fixed</em> laws; a <em>fixed</em> sum; <em>fixed</em> prices; a <em>fixed</em> time; <em>fixed</em> habits or opinions.
  • Permanently placed or situated; established as to position or relation: as, the planets have <em>fixed</em> orbits; the <em>fixed</em> stars (so called from their always appearing to occupy the same place).
  • In <em>heraldry</em>, same as <internalXref urlencoded="firme">firme</internalXref>.
  • In <em>zoology</em>, not free or locomotory; rooted or otherwise attached to some object.
  • In <em>com.</em>, without grace or days of grace: said of drafts and other commercial papers payable on a specified date without grace.
  • Securely placed or fastened; settled; established; firm; imovable; unalterable.
  • Stable; non-volatile.
  • carbonic acid or carbon dioxide; -- so called by Dr. Black because it can be absorbed or <ex>fixed</ex> by strong bases. See Carbonic acid, under <er>Carbonic</er>.
  • a non-volatile base, as soda, or potash, in distinction from the volatile alkali ammonia.
  • a projectile and powder inclosed together in a case ready for loading.
  • a battery which contains heavy guns and mortars intended to remain stationary; -- distinguished from <ex>movable</ex> battery.
  • those which can not be volatilized or separated by a common menstruum, without great difficulty, as gold, platinum, lime, etc.
  • See the Note under <er>Capital</er>, n., 4.
  • a well established fact.
  • one which emits constant beams; -- distinguished from a flashing, revolving, or intermittent light.
  • non-volatile, oily substances, as stearine and olein, which leave a permanent greasy stain, and which can not be distilled unchanged; -- distinguished from <ex>volatile</ex> or <contr>essential oils</contr>.
  • the fixed point about which any line of troops wheels.
  • such stars as always retain nearly the same apparent position and distance with respect to each other, thus distinguished from planets and comets.
  • Simple past tense and past participle of <xref>fix</xref>.
  • Not changing, not able to be changed, staying the same.
  • <xref>Stationary</xref>.
  • <xref>Attached</xref>; <xref>affixed</xref>
  • Chemically <xref>stable</xref>.
  • Supplied with what one needs.
  • To record a sound on a permanent medium
  • incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g.
  • fixed and unmoving
  • (of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value
  • securely placed or fastened or set
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