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fixed

[fikst] /fɪkst/
adjective
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.
Chemistry.
  1. (of an element) taken into a compound from its free state.
  2. nonvolatile, or not easily volatilized:
    a fixed oil.
11.
Mathematics. (of a point) mapped to itself by a given function.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see fix, -ed2
Related forms
fixedly
[fik-sid-lee, fikst-lee] /ˈfɪk sɪd li, ˈfɪkst li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
fixedness, noun
semifixed, adjective
Synonyms
3. constant, steady, unvarying, unwavering, firm.
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  • His eyes were bent fixedly before him, and throughout his whole countenance there reigned a stony rigidity.
  • When the sun went down he was still gazing fixedly across the prairie.
British Dictionary definitions for fixedly

fixed

/fɪkst/
adjective
1.
attached or placed so as to be immovable
2.
not subject to change; stable: fixed prices
3.
steadily directed: a fixed expression
4.
established as to relative position: a fixed point
5.
not fluctuating; always at the same time: a fixed holiday
6.
(of ideas, notions, etc) firmly maintained
7.
(of an element) held in chemical combination: fixed nitrogen
8.
(of a substance) nonvolatile
9.
arranged
10.
(astrology) of, relating to, or belonging to the group consisting of the four signs of the zodiac Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, and Aquarius, which are associated with stability Compare cardinal (sense 9), mutable (sense 2)
11.
(informal) equipped or provided for, as with money, possessions, etc
12.
(informal) illegally arranged: a fixed trial
Derived Forms
fixedly (ˈfɪksɪdlɪ) adverb
fixedness, noun
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Slang definitions & phrases for fixedly

fixed

adjective
  1. Having the outcome prearranged: the World Series is fixed
  2. Neutered: fixed cats
  3. Intoxicated or drugged

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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