HyperDic: fixer

English > 4 senses of the word fixer:
NOUNperson fixer, influence peddlersomeone who intervenes with authorities for a person in trouble (usually using underhand or illegal methods for a fee)
substancefixer, fixing agenta chemical compound that sets or fixes something (as a dye or a photographic image)
person fixer, mender, repairera skilled worker who mends or repairs things
artifactfixer, methadone, methadone hydrochloride, methadon, dolophine hydrochloride, synthetic heroinsynthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-forming
fixer > pronunciation
Soundsfih'kser
RhymesAcer ... Wurlitzer: 99 rhymes with ser...
English > fixer: 4 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who intervenes with authorities for a person in trouble (usually using underhand or illegal methods for a fee).
Synonyminfluence peddler
Broaderimportant person, influential person, personageA person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
English > fixer: 4 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA chemical compound that sets or fixes something (as a dye or a photographic image).
Synonymfixing agent
NarrowerfixativeA compound (such as ethanol or formaldehyde) that fixes tissues and cells for microscopic study
hypo, sodium thiosulphate, sodium thiosulfateA compound used as a fixing agent in photographic developing
Broadercompound, chemical compound(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Spanishagente fijador
Catalanagent fixador, fixador
English > fixer: 4 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA skilled worker who mends or repairs things.
Synonymsmender, repairer
NarrowerdarnerA person who mends by darning
repairman, maintenance man, service manA skilled worker whose job is to repair things
Broaderskilled worker, trained worker, skilled workmanA worker who has acquired special skills
Spanishremalladora, remendón, reparador
Catalanadobador, apedaçador, reparador
Verbsfixrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn / torn or broken
English > fixer: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningsynthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-forming; used in narcotic detoxification and maintenance of heroin addiction.
Synonymsmethadone, methadone hydrochloride, methadon, dolophine hydrochloride, synthetic heroin
BroadernarcoticA drug that produces numbness or stupor
Spanishmetadona
Catalanmetadona

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