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- (US) IPA(key): /ˈfɪkstʃɚ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfɪkstʃə/
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fixture (plural fixtures)
- (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; compare fitting, furnishing.
- A regular patron of a place or institution; a person constantly present at a certain place.
- 1886, Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, H.L. Brækstad, transl., Folk and Fairy Tales, page 4:
- I had to tell her all about my illness, and in return I had to endure a very long and circumstantial account of her rheumatism and her asthmatical ailments, which fortunately was interrupted by the noisy arrival of the children from the kitchen, where they had paid a visit to old Stine, a fixture in the house.
- 2020 January 22, Stuart Jeffries, “Terry Jones obituary”, in The Guardian:
- Jones and Palin became fixtures on the booming TV satire scene, writing for, among other BBC shows, The Frost Report (1966-67) and The Kathy Kirby Show (1964), as well as the ITV comedy sketch series Do Not Adjust Your Set (1967-69).
- A lighting unit; a luminaire.
- (sports) A scheduled match.
- (computing, programming) A state that can be recreated, used as a baseline for running software tests.
- A work-holding or support device used in the manufacturing industry.
(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
A regular patron of a place or institution
A lighting unit; a luminaire
(computing, programming) A state that can be recreated, used as a baseline for running software tests
work-holding or support device used in the manufacturing industry
- fixture in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- fixture in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- (transitive) To furnish with, as, or in a fixture.
- The device is available in both handheld and fixtured models.
- (transitive, sports, Australia, New Zealand) To schedule (a match).
- 2009 January 30, AAP, “Zimbabwe cricket head Chingoka refused entry to Australia”, in Herald Sun:
- Other items to be discussed include fixturing from 2012 onwards, preparations for this year's scheduled Champions Trophy and the Indian Cricket League's bid for recognition from the ICC.
Borrowed from English.
fixture m (plural fixtures)