- (of an element) taken into a compound from its free state.
- nonvolatile, or not easily volatilized: a fixed oil.
OTHER WORDS FROM fixedfix·ed·ly [fik-sid-lee, fikst-lee], /ˈfɪk sɪd li, ˈfɪkst li/, adverbfix·ed·ness, nounsem·i·fixed, adjective
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How to use fixed in a sentence
Farming and herding communities across Xinjiang, Tibet and Inner Mongolia are being forced to settle in new, fixed and thus monitorable communities.How Beijing Is Redefining What It Means to Be Chinese, from Xinjiang to Inner Mongolia|CHARLIE CAMPBELL/SHANGHAI|July 12, 2021|Time
It’s expensive to build out fixed broadband networks in rural areas like Fallbrook and Rainbow, so many major providers just don’t.North County Report: Feds Helping to Bridge Digital Divide, for Now|Kayla Jimenez|May 26, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Fathoming one’s gender, an identity innate and performed, personal and social, fixed and evolving, is complicated enough without being under a spotlight that never seems to turn off.
In 2012, the researchers calculated a ceiling on how statistically correlated the polarization results can be with the rotations performed at A and B if the rotations occurred in a fixed causal order.Quantum Mischief Rewrites the Laws of Cause and Effect|Natalie Wolchover|March 11, 2021|Quanta Magazine
One Air Force official said that with enough time and more money, the EOTS could be fixed.Newest U.S. Stealth Fighter ‘10 Years Behind’ Older Jets|Dave Majumdar|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
People on fixed incomes and government pensions are the first to feel the pain.
In 1870, the very Germanically-named August Ruengling fixed a harness for a circus rider and obtained free passes for his family.We’re All Carnies Now: Why We Can’t Quit the Circus|Anthony Paletta|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The teen refused to drop his knife, according to officers, fixed them with “a 100-yard stare,” and walked toward them.
But they have high fixed costs—overhead, maintenance, staff, and power.
As men fixed in the grip of nightmare, we were powerless—unable to do anything but wait.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Her eyes, for a moment, fixed themselves with a horrid conviction of a wide and nameless treachery.
The Princess still kept her eyes fixed on Louis, while, in a suppressed and unsteady voice, she answered her governess.
She kept her eyes fixed steadily on his, saying what followed gently, calmly, yet as though another woman spoke the words.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
“It looks better than any house around here now, since you fixed it up and painted it,” said Sol.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden