fixedness

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Fixedness \Fix"ed*ness\, noun

1. The state or quality of being fixed; stability; steadfastness.

2. The quality of a body which resists evaporation or volatilization by heat; solidity; cohesion of parts; as, the fixedness of gold.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

fixedness

noun

1: remaining in place [syn: {stationariness}, {immobility}, {fixedness}]

2: the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment [syn: {fastness}, {fixedness}, {fixity}, {fixture}, {secureness}] [ant: {looseness}]

3: the quality of being fixed and unchangeable; "the fixedness of his gaze upset her" [syn: {fixedness}, {unalterability}]


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