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Meaning of FIXTURE

Pronunciation:  'fikschur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of putting something in working order again
  2. [n]  a object firmly fixed in place (especially in a household)
  3. [n]  the quality of being fixed in place
  4. [n]  a regular patron; "an habitue of the racetrack"; "a bum who is a Central Park fixture"

FIXTURE is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: fastness, fix, fixedness, fixing, fixity, habitue, mending, regular, repair, reparation, secureness
 See Also: artefact, artifact, band aid, bathroom fixture, care, darning, frequenter, immovability, immovableness, improvement, lighting fixture, lodgement, lodging, lodgment, maintenance, patching, patron, plumbing fixture, quick fix, quickie, quicky, reconstruction, restitution, restoration, soap dish, upkeep



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fix"ture\ (f[i^]ks"t[-u]r; 135), n. [Cf. {Fixure}.]
1. That which is fixed or attached to something as a
   permanent appendage; as, the fixtures of a pump; the
   fixtures of a farm or of a dwelling, that is, the articles
   which a tenant may not take away.

2. State of being fixed; fixedness.

         The firm fixture of thy foot.         --Shak.

3. (Law) Anything of an accessory character annexed to houses
   and lands, so as to constitute a part of them. This term
   is, however, quite frequently used in the peculiar sense
   of personal chattels annexed to lands and tenements, but
   removable by the person annexing them, or his personal
   representatives. In this latter sense, the same things may
   be fixtures under some circumstances, and not fixtures
   under others. --Wharton (Law Dict.). --Bouvier.

Note: This word is frequently substituted for fixure
      (formerly the word in common use) in new editions of
      old works.

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