an object firmly fixed in place (especially in a household)
regular, habitue, fixture(noun)
a regular patron
"an habitue of the racetrack"; "a bum who is a Central Park fixture"
fastness, fixedness, fixity, fixture, secureness(noun)
the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparation(noun)
the act of putting something in working order again
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.
A regular patron of a place or institution.
A lighting unit; a luminaire.
A scheduled match.
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.
To furnish with, as, or in a fixture
The device is available in both handheld and fixtured models.
To schedule a match
Origin: Alteration of older fixure, on the model of mixture
that which is fixed or attached to something as a permanent appendage; as, the fixtures of a pump; the fixtures of a farm or of a dwelling, that is, the articles which a tenant may not take away
state of being fixed; fixedness
anything of an accessory character annexed to houses and lands, so as to constitute a part of them. This term is, however, quite frequently used in the peculiar sense of personal chattels annexed to lands and tenements, but removable by the person annexing them, or his personal representatives. In this latter sense, the same things may be fixtures under some circumstances, and not fixtures under others
Origin: [Cf. Fixure.]
A fixture is a legal concept that includes any physical property that is permanently attached or fixed to real property which once removed will cause [permanent] damage to the real property, usually land. If the property is not affixed to real property it is considered chattel property. Fixtures are treated as a part of real property, particularly in the case of a security interest. A classic example of a fixture is a building, which in the absence of language to the contrary in a contract of sale, is considered to be part of the land itself and not a separate piece of property. Generally speaking the test for deciding whether an article is a fixture or a chattel turns on the purpose of attachment. If the purpose was to enhance the land the article is likely a fixture. If the article was affixed in order to enhance the use of the chattel itself then the article is likely a chattel. Chattel property is converted into a fixture by the process of attachment. For example, if a piece of lumber sits in a lumber yard it is a chattel. If the same lumber is used to build a fence on the land it becomes a fixture to that real property. In many cases, the determination of whether property is a fixture or a chattel turns on the degree to which the property is attached to the land. For example, this problem arises in the case of a trailer home. In this case the characterization of the home as chattel or realty will depend on how permanently it is attached—such as whether the trailer has a foundation.
The numerical value of fixture in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of fixture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Anybody who's spent any time out in the ocean in North Carolina knows about the Frying Pan Tower, it's a fixture of the coast.
Rugby is set for an exciting time with World Cup 2015 reaching its final stages, the inclusion of Sevens in the 2016 Olympic Games, and now the first-ever Aviva Premiership fixture in the USA.
It is a lifeline for the Castro regime that will allow them to become more profitable ... and allow them to become a more permanent fixture, the embargo is leverage, these sanctions are leverage.
He is a front-row fixture of Fashion Week, and not to have him here is unfair to him on so many levels, we support him in his decision for wanting to make this a teachable moment, and I have a lot of respect for him.
You have to consider what her( Stein’s) real objective is, she does not care about getting on the debate stage, she wants to the five percent threshold in November. In doing that she will earn recognition by the Federal Election Commission as a minority party and will be able to make Green Party a more permanent fixture in American politics.
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