what is difference between fixity and fixture
- (dated): fixety
fix + -ity
- IPA(key): /ˈfɪksɪti/
fixity (countable and uncountable, plural fixities)
- (uncountable) The state or condition of being fixed.
- (countable) Something fixed.
- (programming) The position of an operator relative to its operand (prefix, postfix) or operands (infix).
- (state or condition of being fixed): fixedness
Alteration of older fixure, on the model of mixture.
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈfɪkstʃɚ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfɪkstʃə/
fixture (plural fixtures)
- (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.
- A regular patron of a place or institution; a person constantly present at a certain place.
- A lighting unit; a luminaire.
- (sports) A scheduled match.
- (computing, programming) A state that can be recreated, used as a baseline for running software tests.
- A work-holding or support device used in the manufacturing industry.
- 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)
- (transitive) To furnish with, as, or in a fixture.
- The device is available in both handheld and fixtured models.
- (transitive, sports, Australia, New Zealand) To schedule (a match).
Borrowed from English.
fixture m (plural fixtures)
- (sports) fixture
- 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
- 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