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fix·er

 (fĭk′sər)
n.
1. One that fixes: a fixer of radios.
2. Informal A person who uses influence or makes arrangements for another, especially by improper or unlawful means.
3. A chemical preservative used to fix a photographic image.

fixer

(ˈfɪksə)
n
1. a person or thing that fixes
2. (Photography) photog a solution containing one or more chemical compounds that is used, in fixing, to dissolve unexposed silver halides. It sometimes has an additive to stop the action of developer
3. slang a person who makes arrangements, esp by underhand or illegal means
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fixer - someone who intervenes with authorities for a person in trouble (usually using underhand or illegal methods for a fee)
important person, influential person, personage - a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
2.fixer - a chemical compound that sets or fixes something (as a dye or a photographic image)
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
fixative - a compound (such as ethanol or formaldehyde) that fixes tissues and cells for microscopic study
hypo, sodium thiosulfate, sodium thiosulphate - a compound used as a fixing agent in photographic developing
3.fixer - a skilled worker who mends or repairs things
darner - a person who mends by darning
maintenance man, repairman, service man - a skilled worker whose job is to repair things
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
4.fixer - synthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-formingfixer - synthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-forming; used in narcotic detoxification and maintenance of heroin addiction
narcotic - a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
Translations

fixer

[ˈfɪksəʳ] N (= person) → apañador(ora) m/f, amañador(a) m/f (Phot) → fijador m

fixer

n (Phot) → Fixiermittel nt
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