Translation of fixation in Spanish:

fixation

Pronunciation: /fɪkˈseɪʃən/

noun/nombre

  • 1 countable/numerable (obsession) obsesión (feminine), fijación (feminine)
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    • A colleague of mine is forever marvelling at the methodical way in which I flip over my rotating calendar each morning, not recognising in the gesture my complete fixation with time.
    • The first to die, of course, are the young people, paying in blood for their generation's fixation with communication.
    • He said it could have been a blurring between his feelings about women and fixation with celebrities.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (of nitrogen) [Botany/Botánica] [Chemistry/Química] fijación (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • Carbon dioxide fixation and light absorption takes place in the plant shoot parts, mostly leaf blades.
    • Industrial fixation of nitrogen for fertilizer and other human activities has more than doubled the rates of terrestrial fixation of gaseous nitrogen into biologically available forms.
    • These grass species carry out C4 photosynthesis, an important adaptation that increases the efficiency of CO 2 fixation in plants.

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