Definitions of fixed

  1. Settled; established; firm. Fixed air, carbonic acid. Fixed bodies, those which bear great heat without becoming volatilized. Fixed oils or alkalies, those which remain in a permanent state and are not easily volatilized. Fixed stars, such stars as always retain the same apparent position with respect to each other. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. intent and directed steadily; "had her gaze fastened on the stranger"; "a fixed expresson" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. securely placed or fastened or set; "a fixed piece of wood"; "a fixed resistor" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g. "frozen prices"; "living on fixed incomes" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. (of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. not increasing as the amount taxed increases Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. Securely placed or fastened; settled; established; firm; imovable; unalterable. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Stable; non-volatile. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Settled; established; firm; fast; stable. "The gradual establishment of law by the consolidation of custom is the formation of something fixed in the midst of things that are changing."-Herbert Spencer. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Made firm; settled; not liable to evaporate. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. Established; fastened; settled; stable; lasting. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. Keeping nearly the same relative position; as, fixed stars. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for fixed

  1. F is a bearing for the shaft carrying B and C, and G is a bearing carrying the spindle to which E and D are fixed – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  2. She lay down on the ground, keeping her eyes fixed upon the terrifying sight. – The Secret of Sarek by Maurice Leblanc