fastening vs fixing what difference

what is difference between fastening and fixing

English

Etymology

fasten +‎ -ing

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /fɑːsənɪŋ/

Verb

fastening

  1. present participle of fasten

Noun

fastening (plural fastenings)

  1. A hook or similar restraint used to fasten things together; fastener.


English

Alternative forms

  • (modal verb): fina, finna

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɪksɪŋ/

Noun

fixing (plural fixings)

  1. The act of subverting (fixing) a vote.
  2. (Britain, usually in the plural) Something to aid attachment during construction (screws, wall plugs, etc)
  3. See fixings.

Verb

fixing

  1. present participle of fix
  2. (Southern US, slang, with infinitive) Going; preparing; ready. Only used in fixing to.

Alternative forms

  • fixin’

Synonyms

  • (going): about, fitting

See also

  • going to

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