- (of an element) taken into a compound from its free state.
- nonvolatile, or not easily volatilized: a fixed oil.
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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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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.
Knowledge should be added to, daily, all the time, not fixed, he says.Gay Activist David Mixner: I Mercy Killed 8 People|Tim Teeman|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The board a has for its base a heavy block of wood b, upon which two upright pins e e, are fixed.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
A further embarrassment comes from the fact that this tone-embroidery found in the i'i is not a fixed quantity.Unwritten Literature of Hawaii|Nathaniel Bright Emerson
These conservatives are not without value, but they can only exist in a fixed state of society.The Puddleford Papers,|H. H. Riley
Commerce, however, fixed Kinshassa as its base of operation, and its expansion has been astonishing for that part of the world.An African Adventure|Isaac F. Marcosson
I have a fixed salary of six hundred florins in good hard cash, and my perquisites amount to about as much again.Eyes Like the Sea|Mr Jkai