fixed


fixed
fixedly /fik"sid lee, fikst"lee/, adv.fixedness, n.
/fikst/, adj.
1. fastened, attached, or placed so as to be firm and not readily movable; firmly implanted; stationary; rigid.
2. rendered stable or permanent, as color.
3. set or intent upon something; steadily directed: a fixed stare.
4. definitely and permanently placed: a fixed buoy; a fixed line of defense.
5. not fluctuating or varying; definite: a fixed purpose.
6. supplied with or having enough of something necessary or wanted, as money.
7. coming each year on the same calendar date: Christmas is a fixed holiday, but Easter is not.
8. put in order.
9. Informal. arranged in advance privately or dishonestly: a fixed horse race.
10. Chem.
a. (of an element) taken into a compound from its free state.
b. nonvolatile, or not easily volatilized: a fixed oil.
11. Math. (of a point) mapped to itself by a given function. Cf. Brouwer fixed-point theorem.
[1350-1400; ME; see FIX, -ED2]
Syn. 3. constant, steady, unvarying, unwavering, firm.

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