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(Linguistics) linguistics a suprasegmental feature distinguishing the meaning or grammatical function of one word or phrase from that of another, as stress does for example between the noun conduct and the verb conduct
[from super- + -fix, on the model of prefix, suffix]


(ˈsu pərˌfɪks)

a suprasegmental feature having an identifiable meaning or grammatical function, as the stress pattern that distinguishes the noun record from the verb record.
[1945–50; super- + -fix, extracted from affix, infix, etc.]
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Tenders are invited for Adhesive Rubbe Bond For Automobiles To Is: 2561/1963 With Suitable Brand: Superfix Sr - 9000 Or Its Equivalent.
A chance meeting between Caernarfon company Superfix Supplements Ltd and Anglesey's Halen Mon at an entrepreneurial event held by Bangor University led to Bangor's School of Chemistry playing a crucial role in the development of the new therapeutic product for horses.
Dr Vera Thoss interpreted the data so that the information could be used by both Halen Mon and Superfix Supplements, leading to the first product of its kind on the market.
Carol Michael, co-director at Superfix Supplements Ltd, said: "This is an excellent example of what can be achieved when businesses and academia work together.
An example of one such collaboration is between Superfix Supplements Ltd based at Cwm y Glo, near Caernarfon, and the school.
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GWYNEDD based Superfix, which formulates and manufactures a range of supplements to benefit horse health, is making global contacts thanks to investment in social media training.
Seeing scope for Superfix to expand online, Carol signed up for Elevate Cymru's fully funded Social Media Marketing courses and has been reaping the benefits of the sessions ever since.