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|Noun||1.||fixing agent - 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