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Fixed

1. Securely placed or fastened; settled; established; firm; imovable; unalterable.

2. (Science: chemistry) Stable; non-volatile.

(Science: chemistry) fixed air, the fixed point about which any line of troops wheels.

(Science: astronomy) fixed stars, such stars as always retain nearly the same apparent position and distance with respect to each other, thus distinguished from planets and comets.


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