fixedness vs fixture what difference

what is difference between fixedness and fixture



fixed +‎ -ness


  • IPA(key): /ˈfɪksɪdnəs/


fixedness (countable and uncountable, plural (rare) fixednesses)

  1. The state or condition of being fixed.


  • fixity
  • (dated): fixety



Alteration of older fixure, on the model of mixture.


  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈfɪkstʃɚ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfɪkstʃə/


fixture (plural fixtures)

  1. (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.
  2. A regular patron of a place or institution; a person constantly present at a certain place.
  3. A lighting unit; a luminaire.
  4. (sports) A scheduled match.
  5. (computing, programming) A state that can be recreated, used as a baseline for running software tests.
  6. A work-holding or support device used in the manufacturing industry.


Further reading

  • fixture in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • fixture in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.


fixture (third-person singular simple present fixtures, present participle fixturing, simple past and past participle fixtured)

  1. (transitive) To furnish with, as, or in a fixture.
    The device is available in both handheld and fixtured models.
  2. (transitive, sports, Australia, New Zealand) To schedule (a match).



Borrowed from English.


fixture m (plural fixtures)

  1. (sports) fixture
  2. the whole schedule of games to be played in a championship, indicating when each game is to be played, and which team is to play at home
  3. the whole list of games to be played by a given team, indicating the date of each game, and which team is to play at home

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