Definitions of fixed

  1. intent and directed steadily; " had her gaze fastened on the stranger"; " a fixed expresson"
  2. securely placed or fastened or set; " a fixed piece of wood"; " a fixed resistor"
  3. incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e. g. " frozen prices"; " living on fixed incomes"
  4. directed with intense concentration; " a fixed stare"; " an intent gaze"
  5. ( of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value
  6. specified in advance; " a given number"; " we will meet at a given time and location"
  7. fixed and unmoving; " with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare"; " his bearded face already has a set hollow look"- Connor Cruise O'Brien; " a face rigid with pain"
  8. not increasing as the amount taxed increases
  9. of Fix
  10. Securely placed or fastened; settled; established; firm; imovable; unalterable.
  11. Stable; non- volatile.
  12. Fixedness.
  13. Settled; established; firm; fast; stable. " The gradual establishment of law by the consolidation of custom is the formation of something fixed in the midst of things that are changing."- Herbert Spencer.
  14. Made firm; settled; not liable to evaporate.
  15. Established; fastened; settled; stable; lasting.
  16. Keeping nearly the same relative position; as, fixed stars.
  17. Settled; established; firm. Fixed air, carbonic acid. Fixed bodies, those which bear great heat without becoming volatilized. Fixed oils or alkalies, those which remain in a permanent state and are not easily volatilized. Fixed stars, such stars as always retain the same apparent position with respect to each other.

Usage examples for fixed

  1. F is a bearing for the shaft carrying B and C, and G is a bearing carrying the spindle to which E and D are fixed. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  2. She lay down on the ground, keeping her eyes fixed upon the terrifying sight. – The Secret of Sarek by Maurice Leblanc
  3. I fixed my mind on you and said over and over, 'Come, please come. – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  4. Then she fixed herself in the drawing- room. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  5. He kept his eyes fixed upon Joan's face. – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  6. I fixed our departure for the day after next. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  7. I believe that you will be you again; but my opinion is not fixed as to more than one death. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  8. If your majesty's mind is fixed, then there's no more to be said. – A Prince of Good Fellows by Robert Barr
  9. " I don't think any of them can be fixed," she said. – Rebels of the Red Planet by Charles Louis Fontenay
  10. " Seems to me you're fixed here till to- morrow, anyway. – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  11. Have him fixed up first. – The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux
  12. Lilian sat with her eyes fixed upon him. – Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing
  13. He has a fixed idea that troubles his reason. – Pélléas and Mélisande by Maurice Maeterlinck
  14. My mind is not absolutely fixed. – An Old Man's Love by Anthony Trollope
  15. It was about half an hour after the warning words of the corporal to the lad, and the eyes of the entire company were fixed upon the lieutenant and his comrade, who were riding a short distance in advance. – Through Apache Lands by R. H. Jayne
  16. If it is quite fixed,- she said, and then she looked into her brother's face. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  17. Once fixed he wouldn't mind anything. – The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
  18. " He didn't look exactly like a young man that had just got things fixed up fine with his girl," said Sheridan. – The Turmoil A Novel by Booth Tarkington
  19. There was but one thing quite fixed in his mind. – Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope
  20. His eyes were fixed on Faith's head, on the part in her hair.... – The Sea Bride by Ben Ames Williams