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Meaning of TRANSFIX

Pronunciation:  trans'fiks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  pierce with a sharp stake or point; "impale a shrimp on a skewer"
  2. [v]  to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe; "The eye of the Ancient Mariner fascinated the wedding guest." Burton; "The serpent fascinates its prey,..by the power of his eyes." Todd & Bowman
 

TRANSFIX is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: empale, fascinate, grip, impale, spellbind, spike
 
 See Also: interest, pierce, pin, spear, thrust

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Trans*fix"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transfixed}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Transfixing}.] [L. transfixus, p. p. of transfigure
to transfix; trans across, through + figere to fix, fasten.
See {Fix}.]
To pierce through, as with a pointed weapon; to impale; as,
to transfix one with a dart.

 

 

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