[ US /ˈfɪksɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /fˈɪksɪŋ/ ]
  1. the act of putting something in working order again
  2. restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
  3. (histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body
  4. the sterilization of an animal
    they took him to the vet for neutering
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  • On the same day the pound fell four pfennigs to DM2. 8324, as speculators calculated that Gordon Brown was not going to repeat the mistake which John Major made as Chancellor in 1990, by fixing the pound at too high a level against the mark.
  • It took me two days to do three "simple" jobs ... installing a shutoff valve behind a gas stove, replacing/fixing a tub faucet stem, and capping a sump pump. Projects You Shouldn’t Try To DIY | Lifehacker Australia
  • He was fixing his car when the shell landed in front of the simple home where he and his family lived as fruit farmers. Times, Sunday Times
  • We have been at the mercy of the storm for days, and the cloud cover still prevents me from fixing our location by the stars.
  • Twitter in an attempt to exert discipline at the end of a year that has been blighted by rebellion within the side and allegations of match-fixing. Times, Sunday Times
  • ‘With a sled, I can also carry firewood or all the fixings for a picnic,’ Cheryl says.
  • We had turkey with all the fixings.
  • Tanner, Kaylee, and Mike were fixing to leave and go fishing.
  • While we know that obesity is also a national concern, it is frightening to acknowledge the degree to which girls and women are discontent with the body they have, want a body that is unattainably thin for 98 percent of natural body shapes, are angry at their body imperfections, and are obsessed with fixing their shape. Beth Weinstock: Gloria Steinem Is Alive and Well, Reminding Us 'That Perfect Is Boring' and 'Beauty Is Irregular'
  • The ink of the fixing agent is subsequently overprinted on the above block of colour in the required image.
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