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Definition 1: synthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-forming; used in narcotic detoxification and maintenance of heroin addiction - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for fixer in the sense of this definition

(fixer is a kind of ...) a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction

Definition 2: someone who intervenes with authorities for a person in trouble (usually using underhand or illegal methods for a fee) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for fixer in the sense of this definition

(fixer is a kind of ...) a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events

Definition 3: a skilled worker who mends or repairs things - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for fixer in the sense of this definition

(fixer is a kind of ...) a worker who has acquired special skills

(... is a kind of fixer ) a person who mends by darning

(... is a kind of fixer ) a skilled worker whose job is to repair things

Definition 4: a chemical compound that sets or fixes something (as a dye or a photographic image) - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for fixer in the sense of this definition

(fixer is a kind of ...) (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

(... is a kind of fixer ) a compound (such as ethanol or formaldehyde) that fixes tissues and cells for microscopic study

(... is a kind of fixer ) a compound used as a fixing agent in photographic developing

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