fixed


fixed
fixed [ fıkst ] adjective **
1. ) something such as an amount, date, or time that is fixed has been agreed on and will not change:
a fixed price
The contract is for a fixed period of three years.
The interest rate on the loan is fixed.
a ) a fixed expression on someone's face does not change or look natural:
a fixed smile
b ) a fixed idea or opinion does not change although it may be wrong:
My mother has fixed ideas about how to bring up children.
2. ) something that is fixed is fastened in one position so that it does not move:
Make sure bookcases are securely fixed to the wall in case of earthquake.
3. ) if something such as a game or election is fixed, it is dishonestly arranged so that it has the result someone wants
how someone is fixed for something SPOKEN
used for talking about whether someone has enough of something or has the thing they need:
How are you fixed for time on Monday?

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Fixed — may refer to:* Fixed (EP), sound recording by Nine Inch Nails * Fixed (typeface) * Fixed line telephone landline * Fixed point (mathematics) * Fixed, subjected to neutering See also * Fix * Fixer …   Wikipedia

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