- (of an element) taken into a compound from its free state.
- nonvolatile, or not easily volatilized: a fixed oil.
Words nearby fixed
OTHER WORDS FROM fixedfix·ed·ly [fik-sid-lee, fikst-lee] /ˈfɪk sɪd li, ˈfɪkst li/, adverbfix·ed·ness, nounsem·i·fixed, adjective
Examples from the Web for fixedly
Rob looked at her fixedly, and his lips smiled, but his eyes were grave and steady.More About Peggy|Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
He started a little and then stared at her fixedly, just as the Baroness with a hasty adieu bade the coachman drive on.Our Little Hungarian Cousin|Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
His father listened without a word, looking deeply and fixedly into Toms eyes the while.Within the Capes|Howard Pyle
Suddenly the child approached Julian and looking at him fixedly, seized his hand and kissed it.The Death of the Gods|Dmitri Mrejkowski
"Upon my word," I thought, "I do believe the old woman is sincere;" and I looked at her fixedly.Piccadilly|Laurence Oliphant