- The definition of a fixture is something set firmly in place.
- An example of a fixture is a bath water faucet.
- An example of a fixture is a person who has been the city librarian for thirty years.
fixture definition by Webster's New World
- anything firmly in place
- any of the fittings or furniture of a house, store, etc. attached to the building and, ordinarily, considered legally a part of it: bathroom fixtures
- any person or thing that has remained in a situation or place so long as to seem fixed there
- Chiefly Brit. a well-established, regularly occurring sports or social event
Origin: ; from Middle English fixure (; from Late Latin fixura ; from Classical Latin fixus: see fix), altered by analogy with mixture
fixture definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Something securely fixed in place.
- Something attached as a permanent appendage, apparatus, or appliance: plumbing fixtures.
- Law A chattel bound to realty.
- One that is invariably present in and long associated with a place: a journalist who became a Washington fixture.
- a. The act or process of fixing.b. The condition of being fixed.
Origin: Variant of obsolete fixure, from Late Latin fīxūra, from Latin fīxus, fixed; see fix.
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