Fixture meaning

fĭkschər
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Something securely fixed in place.
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Something attached as a permanent appendage, apparatus, or appliance.

Plumbing fixtures.

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(law) An item of personal property that is physically attached to a property and becomes part of it, as a machine that is installed.
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One that is invariably present in and long associated with a place.

A journalist who became a Washington fixture.

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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.

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Anything firmly in place.
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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.

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Any person or thing that has remained in a situation or place so long as to seem fixed there.
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(chiefly brit.) A well-established, regularly occurring sports or social event.
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Personal property that is attached to a structure or to land in such a way as to be considered a part of it.
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Items attached to premises by a tenant for purposes of conducting a business; for example, ovens in a restaurant.
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(law) Something that is fixed in place, especially a permanent appliance or other item of personal property that is considered part of a house and is sold with it.
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A regular patron of a place or institution.
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(sports) A scheduled match.
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(computing, programming) A state that can be recreated, used as a baseline for running software tests.
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A work-holding or support device used in the manufacturing industry.
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To furnish with, as, or in a fixture.

The device is available in both handheld and fixtured models.

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(sports, Australia, New Zealand) To schedule a match.
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Origin of fixture

  • Variant of obsolete fixure from Late Latin fīxūra from Latin fīxus fixed fix

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Alteration of older fixure, on the model of mixture

    From Wiktionary