well-fixed


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well-fixed

(wĕl′fĭkst′)
adj. Informal
Financially secure; well-to-do.
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well-fixed

adj
(well fixed when postpositive) informal US having been provided with a generous amount of something, esp money: We're well fixed for food..
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well′-fixed′



adj.
wealthy; prosperous; well-to-do.
[1710–20]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.well-fixed - in fortunate circumstances financiallywell-fixed - in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich; "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards"; "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community"
rich - possessing material wealth; "her father is extremely rich"; "many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles"
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well-fixed

adjective
Informal. Enjoying steady good fortune or financial security:
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Translations

well-fixed

[ˌwelˈfɪkst] ADJ (US) to be well-fixednadar en la abundancia, estar boyante
we're well-fixed for foodtenemos comida de sobra
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The system aims to minimize the potential challenges of removing well-fixed humeral stems by allowing conversion to a reverse shoulder using any of the existing Comprehensive stems.
(10) report on 12 cases with well-fixed components, and in all cases the mechanism of injury was low-energy fall.
It was found intraoperatively that the distal part of the stem was well-fixed with solid bone ingrowth while the proximal part of the stem was without bone ingrowth.
A new locking ring was placed in the well-fixed Duraloc cup and a new polyethylene liner was placed.
Revision of an aTSA to rTSA with a platform humeral component in place will not require revision of the humeral component if the original stem is well-fixed and in good position.