fixity

[fik-si-tee]
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Origin of fixity

From the New Latin word fixitās, dating back to 1660–70. See fix, -ity
Related formsun·fix·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fixity

fixity

noun plural -ties
  1. the state or quality of being fixed; stability
  2. something that is fixed; a fixture
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Word Origin and History for fixity
n.

1660s in physics; general use from 1791; see fix + -ity.

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