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fixed British & World English

Fastened securely in position

fixed English Thesaurus

there are fixed ropes on the rock face

fix British & World English

Fasten (something) securely in a particular place or position

fixed-doh British & World English

Denoting a system of solmization in which C is called ‘doh’, D is called ‘ray’, etc., irrespective of the key in which they occur

fixed oil British & World English

A non-volatile oil of animal or plant origin

fixed costs British & World English

Business costs, such as rent, that are constant whatever the amount of goods produced

fixed focus British & World English

A camera focus that cannot be adjusted, typically used with a small-aperture lens having a large depth of field

fixed idea British & World English

Another term for idée fixe.

fixed-line British & World English

Denoting or relating to telecommunications systems using cables laid across land, as opposed to cellular radio systems

fixed odds British & World English

Odds in betting (especially on soccer results) that are predetermined, as opposed to a pool system or a starting price

fixed point British & World English

A well-defined reproducible temperature which can be used as a reference point, e.g. one defined by a change of phase

fixed-wing British & World English

Denoting aircraft of the conventional type as opposed to those with rotating wings, such as helicopters

fixed assets British & World English

Assets which are purchased for long-term use and are not likely to be converted quickly into cash, such as land, buildings, and equipment

fixed capital British & World English

Capital invested in fixed assets

fixed charge British & World English

A liability to a creditor which relates to specific assets of a company

fixed income British & World English

An income from a pension or investment that is set at a particular figure and does not vary like a dividend or rise with the rate of inflation

fixed for in fixed British & World English

Situated with regard to

fixed-doh system New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

system of solmization in which C is called ‘doh’

of no fixed abode British & World English

(Of a person) having no permanent residence

abode1 British & World English

A place of residence; a house or home

fix on/upon in fix British & World English

(Of a person’s eyes, attention, or mind) be directed steadily or unwaveringly towards

fixed-do in fixed-doh British & World English

Denoting a system of solmization in which C is called ‘doh’, D is called ‘ray’, etc., irrespective of the key in which they occur

star British & World English

A fixed luminous point in the night sky which is a large, remote incandescent body like the sun

fix something on/upon in fix British & World English

Direct one’s eyes, mind, or attention steadily or unwaveringly towards

fix something up in fix British & World English

Do the necessary work to improve or adapt something

fix someone up in fix British & World English

Arrange for someone to have something; provide someone with something

of no fixed abode in abode1 British & World English

(Of a person) having no permanent residence

fix someone with in fix British & World English

Look at someone unwaveringly

fixed stars in star British & World English

A fixed luminous point in the night sky which is a large, remote incandescent body like the sun

FOBT British & World English

A type of electronic gaming machine on which players may bet on the outcome of various simulated games and events (such as roulette, blackjack, bingo, and horse races), the odds offered being fixed from game to game

of no fixed abode in abode English Thesaurus

Salter, of no fixed abode, admitted causing grievous bodily harm


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