fix

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  • Points in this straight line run into the fixed point.
  • Wing-in-ground-effect vehicles may be considered as fixed-wing aircraft.
  • This game is also played on a time basis, i.e. the time is fixed.
  • They make enough money to fix the car and continue on their way.
  • We don't form fixed programs and we don't form small or great parties.
  • No evidence has ever been presented to support any claims of match fixing.
  • Then fix it in your mind so that it will remain there come what may.
  • Instead, they received standard pay, and were employed by the state on a fixed-term basis.
  • Here "fixed" means the volume or surface do not change in time.
  • As we now know, the fixed stars are not fixed.
  • What elevation can you have much greater than where you now stand fix'd? Cited from Love-Letters, by Aphra Behn
  • Since the early 1990s, a light has been fixed to it about one-third of the way up.
  • Usually, one surface is fixed causing the other to move.
  • However, the firm still has to pay fixed cost.
  • A radio fix on two stations can be found in exactly the same way.
  • Like the other institutions, the Parliament's seat was not yet fixed.
  • They help people buy their first homes or fix up their existing homes.
  • In the current European flag, there is a fixed number of stars.
  • There is no fixed length for a musical.
  • Given high fixed costs, the new price was below average total cost, resulting in a loss.
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Meaning of fix

  • noun Informal terms for a difficult situation
    he got into a terrible fix, he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun Something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    she needed a fix of chocolate
  • noun An exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear
    collusion resulted in tax fixes for gamblers
  • verb Set or place definitely
    Let's fix the date for the party!
  • verb Kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study
  • verb Influence an event or its outcome by illegal means
    fix a race
  • verb Make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
    Get the children ready for school!, prepare for war, I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill