fixity vs immutability what difference

what is difference between fixity and immutability

English

Alternative forms

  • (dated): fixety

Etymology

fix +‎ -ity

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɪksɪti/

Noun

fixity (countable and uncountable, plural fixities)

  1. (uncountable) The state or condition of being fixed.
  2. (countable) Something fixed.
  3. (programming) The position of an operator relative to its operand (prefix, postfix) or operands (infix).

Synonyms

  • (state or condition of being fixed): fixedness

See also

  • fixidity


English

Etymology

From Middle French immutabilité, from Latin immutabilitas

Noun

immutability (usually uncountable, plural immutabilities)

  1. The state or quality of being immutable; immutableness.
  2. (computing) The state of being unchangeable in the memory after creation.

Translations

References

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

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