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fixing

[ fik-sing ]
/ ˈfɪk sɪŋ /
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noun

the act of a person or thing that fixes.
fixings. Also fix·in's [fik-sinz]. /ˈfɪk sɪnz/. Informal.
  1. the necessary ingredients: salad fixings.
  2. the appropriate accompaniments; trimmings: turkey with all the fixings.

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Origin of fixing

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at fix, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for fixing

fixing
/ (ˈfɪksɪŋ) /

noun

a means of attaching one thing to another, as a pipe to a wall, slate to a roof, etc
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