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fixity

[fik-si-tee] /ˈfɪk sɪ ti/
noun, plural fixities for 2.
1.
the state or quality of being fixed; stability; permanence.
2.
something fixed, stable, or permanent.
Origin of fixity
1660-1670
1660-70; < New Latin fixitās. See fix, -ity
Related forms
unfixity, noun
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fixity

/ˈfɪksɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
the state or quality of being fixed; stability
2.
something that is fixed; a fixture
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n.

1660s in physics; general use from 1791; see fix + -ity.

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