Definitions for: Fixing


[n] the act of putting something in working order again
[n] (histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body
[n] the sterilization of an animal; "they took him to the vet for neutering"
[n] restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place



Webster (1913) Definition: Fix"ing (f[i^]ks"[i^]ng), n.
1. The act or process of making fixed.

2. That which is fixed; a fixture.

3. pl. Arrangements; embellishments; trimmings;
accompaniments. [Colloq. U.S.]

Synonyms: altering, fastener, fastening, fix, fixation, fixture, holdfast, mending, neutering, repair, reparation

See Also: band aid, bellyband, buckle, button, carabiner, care, castration, catch, clasp, cleat, clip, clothes peg, clothes pin, clothespin, constraint, corrugated fastener, cottar, cotter, cringle, darning, dowel, dowel pin, emasculation, eyelet, fillet, grommet, grummet, hook and eye, immobilisation, immobilization, improvement, joggle, karabiner, knot, lashing, link, linkup, lock, locker, loop, maintenance, nail, nut and bolt, paper fastener, patching, pin, preservation, press stud, quick fix, quickie, quicky, reconstruction, restitution, restoration, restraint, saving, screw, seal, sealing wax, slide fastener, snap fastener, snap ring, spaying, sterilisation, sterilization, stopping, tie, tie-in, upkeep, wiggle nail, zip, zip-fastener, zipper

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