HyperDic: fixed

English > 4 senses of the word fixed:
ADJECTIVEallfixed(of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value
allfixed, set, rigidfixed and unmoving
allfixedsecurely placed or fastened or set
allfixed, frozenincapable of being changed or moved or undone
fixed > pronunciation
Soundsfih'kst
Rhymesaffixed ... unmixed: 6 rhymes with ihkst...
English > fixed: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value.
Broaderdeterminateprecisely determined or limited or defined
Spanishdeterminado, fijado, fijo
Catalandeterminat, fix, fixat
Nounsfixednessthe quality of being fixed and unchangeable
English > fixed: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningFixed and unmoving.
Example"with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare"
Synonymsset, rigid
Broadernonmoving, unmovingnot in motion
Spanishfijo, rígido
Catalanfix, rígid
Nounsfixednessremaining in place
fixitythe quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
Adverbsfixedlyin a fixed manner
English > fixed: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningSecurely placed or fastened or set.
Examples
  • "a fixed piece of wood"
  • "a fixed resistor"
Narrowerfast, firm, immobileSecurely fixed in place
geostationaryOf or having a geosynchronous orbit such that the position in such an orbit is fixed with respect to the earth
geosynchronousOf or having an orbit with a fixed period of 24 hours (although the position in the orbit may not be fixed with respect to the earth)
leaded(of panes of glass) fixed in place by means of thin strips of lead
stationarynot capable of being moved
tapedSecured or held in place by tape
unadjustablenot adjustable
See alsosecurenot likely to fail or give ... / give way
Oppositeunfixednot firmly placed or set or fastened
Spanishfijo
Nounsfixedness, fixitythe quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
English > fixed: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningincapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g. "frozen prices".
Example"living on fixed incomes"
Synonymfrozen
Broaderunchangeablenot changeable or subject to change
Spanishcongelado, fijo
Catalancongelat, fix
Nounsfixitythe quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment

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