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1. Something securely fixed in place.
2. Something attached as a permanent appendage, apparatus, or appliance: plumbing fixtures.
3. Law An item of personal property that is physically attached to a property and becomes part of it, as a machine that is installed.
4. One that is invariably present in and long associated with a place: a journalist who became a Washington fixture.
a. The act or process of fixing.
b. The condition of being fixed.

[Variant of obsolete fixure, from Late Latin fīxūra, from Latin fīxus, fixed; see fix.]
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1. an object firmly fixed in place, esp a household appliance
2. a person or thing regarded as fixed in a particular place or position
3. (Law) property law an article attached to land and regarded as part of it
4. (Mechanical Engineering) a device to secure a workpiece in a machine tool
5. (Team Sports, other than specified) chiefly
a. a sports match or social occasion
b. the date of such an event
6. rare the act of fixing
[C17: from Late Latin fixūra a fastening (with -t- by analogy with mixture)]
ˈfixtureless adj
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(ˈfɪks tʃər)

1. something securely and usu. permanently attached or appended, as to a building: a light fixture.
2. a person or thing long established in the same place or position.
3. a chattel that has been attached to property so that its removal would damage the property and may therefore be considered as part of the property.
4. the act of fixing.
5. an event that takes place regularly.
[1590–1600; variant of obsolete fixure (< Late Latin fixūra; see fix, -ure), with -t- from mixture]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fixture - an object firmly fixed in place (especially in a household)fixture - an object firmly fixed in place (especially in a household)
artefact, artifact - a man-made object taken as a whole
bathroom fixture - any fixture in a bathroom
lighting fixture - a fixture providing artificial light
plumbing fixture - a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building
soap dish - a bathroom or kitchen fixture for holding a bar of soap
2.fixture - a regular patron; "an habitue of the racetrack"; "a bum who is a Central Park fixture"
frequenter, patron - a regular customer
3.fixture - the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
immovability, immovableness - not capable of being moved or rearranged
lodgement, lodging, lodgment - the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily; "the lodgment of the balloon in the tree"
4.fixture - the act of putting something in working order againfixture - the act of putting something in working order again
improvement - the act of improving something; "their improvements increased the value of the property"
darning - the act of mending a hole in a garment with crossing threads
patching - the act of mending a hole in a garment by sewing a patch over it
maintenance, upkeep, care - activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"
quick fix, quickie, quicky, band aid - hurried repair
restoration - the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
reconstruction - the activity of constructing something again
restitution - the act of restoring something to its original state
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قِطْعَة أثاث ثابِتَهمَوْعِد مُحَدَّد
utkánízabudovaný kus nábytku
fast inventarstævne
fastur liîur; kappleikur á föstum tímumföst tæki, naglfastur búnaîur
zabudovaný kus nábytku
fikstürmüsabakasabityerinden oynatılamıyan


A. N
1. [of house etc] fixturesinstalaciones fpl fijas
the house was sold with fixtures and fittingsla casa se vendió totalmente equipada
2. (Sport) → encuentro m
3. (= permanent feature) → elemento m fijo; (= date) → fecha f fija
he's become a permanent fixture in this house (hum) → es como si fuera parte del mobiliario de la casa
B. CPD fixture list Nlista f de encuentros
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[ˈfɪkstʃər] n
(= match) → rencontre f
(in place, room)installation f (fixe)
fixtures and fittings → les aménagements intérieurs
(= person)
She is a fixture in New York's nightclubs → Elle fait partie des meubles dans les boîtes de nuit new-yorkaises.fixture list n [sports team] → calendrier m des matchs
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005


(of a building etc) fixturesAusstattung f, → unbewegliches Inventar (form); fixtures and fittingsAnschlüsse und unbewegliches Inventar (form); lighting fixtureselektrische Anschlüsse; to be a fixture (fig hum, person) → zum Inventar gehören
(Brit Sport) → Spiel nt
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[ˈfɪkstʃəʳ] n
a. (of house) fixtures nplimpianti mpl
b. (Sport) → incontro
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(fiks) verb
1. to make firm or steady. He fixed the post firmly in the ground; He fixed his eyes on the door.
2. to attach; to join. He fixed the shelf to the wall.
3. to mend or repair. He has succeeded in fixing my watch.
4. to direct (attention, a look etc) at. She fixed all her attention on me.
5. (often with up) to arrange; to settle. to fix a price; We fixed (up) a meeting.
6. to make (something) permanent by the use of certain chemicals. to fix a photgraphic print.
7. to prepare; to get ready. I'll fix dinner tonight.
trouble; a difficulty. I'm in a terrible fix!
fixˈation noun
a strong idea or opinion for or against something that one does not or cannot change. She has a fixation about travelling alone.
fixed adjective
1. arranged in advance; settled. a fixed price.
2. steady; not moving. a fixed gaze/stare.
3. arranged illegally or dishonestly. The result was fixed.
fixedly (ˈfiksidli) adverb
steadily. He stared fixedly.
fixture (ˈfikstʃə) noun
1. a fixed piece of furniture etc. We can't move the cupboard – it's a built-in fixture.
2. an event, especially sporting, arranged for a certain time. The football team has a fixture on Saturday.
fix on
to decide on, choose. Have you fixed on a date for the wedding?
fix (someone) up with (something)
to provide (someone) with (something). Can you fix me up with a car for tomorrow?
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