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Definition 1: the act of putting something in working order again - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for fixing in the sense of this definition

(fixing is a kind of ...) the act of improving something

"their improvements increased the value of the property"

(... is a kind of fixing ) the act of mending a hole in a garment with crossing threads

(... is a kind of fixing ) the act of mending a hole in a garment by sewing a patch over it

(... is a kind of fixing ) activity involved in maintaining something in good working order

"he wrote the manual on car care"

(... is a kind of fixing ) hurried repair

(... is a kind of fixing ) the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state

(... is a kind of fixing ) the activity of constructing something again

(... is a kind of fixing ) the act of restoring something to its original state

Definition 2: the sterilization of an animal - [noun denoting act]

Samples where fixing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they took him to the vet for neutering

Synonyms for fixing in the sense of this definition

(fixing is a kind of ...) the act of making an organism barren or infertile (unable to reproduce)

(... is a kind of fixing ) neutering a male animal by removing the testicles

(... is a kind of fixing ) neutering a female by removing the ovaries

Definition 3: (histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for fixing in the sense of this definition

(fixing is a kind of ...) a process that saves organic substances from decay

(... is part of fixing) a process involving fixation and dehydration and forced impregnation and hardening of biological tissues; water and lipids are replaced by curable polymers (silicone or epoxy or polyester) that are subsequently hardened

"the plastination of specimens is valuable for research and teaching"

(fixing belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies the microscopic structure of animal or plant tissues

Definition 4: restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for fixing in the sense of this definition

(fixing is a kind of ...) a device that retards something's motion

"the car did not have proper restraints fitted"

(... is a kind of fixing ) a strap around the belly of a draft animal holding the shafts of a wagon

(... is a kind of fixing ) a fastener that serves to join or connect

"the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"

(... is a kind of fixing ) a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed

(... is a kind of fixing ) a fastener that locks or closes

(... is a kind of fixing ) a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

(... is a kind of fixing ) a fastener made by screwing a nut onto a threaded bolt

(... is a kind of fixing ) a fastener for holding a sheet of paper in place

(... is a kind of fixing ) a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things

(... is a kind of fixing ) a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head

(... is a kind of fixing ) fastener that provides a tight and perfect closure

(... is a kind of fixing ) fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing documents and parcels and letters

(... is a kind of fixing ) a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab

(... is a kind of fixing ) a fastener used on clothing; fastens with a snapping sound

"children can manage snaps better than buttons"

(... is a kind of fixing ) a fastener consisting of a peg or pin or crosspiece that is inserted into an eye at the end of a rope or a chain or a cable in order to fasten it to something (as another rope or chain or cable)

(... is a kind of fixing ) rope that is used for fastening something to something else

"the boats were held together by lashings"

(... is a kind of fixing ) any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object

(... is a kind of fixing ) a kind of fastener used on clothing

(... is a kind of fixing ) fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong

(... is a kind of fixing ) a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes

(... is a kind of fixing ) an oblong metal ring with a spring clip; used in mountaineering to attach a rope to a piton or to connect two ropes

(... is a kind of fixing ) a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window

(... is a kind of fixing ) a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together

(... is a kind of fixing ) a fastener (usually with two projecting horns) around which a rope can be secured

(... is a kind of fixing ) the flattened part of a nail or bolt or rivet

(... is a kind of fixing ) any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together

(... is a kind of fixing ) wood or plastic fastener; for holding clothes on a clothesline

(... is a kind of fixing ) a small strip of corrugated steel with sharp points on one side; hammered across wood joints in rough carpentry

(... is a kind of fixing ) fastener consisting of a wedge or pin inserted through a slot to hold two other pieces together

(... is a kind of fixing ) fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines

(... is a kind of fixing ) a fastener that is inserted into holes in two adjacent pieces and holds them together

(... is a kind of fixing ) fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members

(... is a kind of fixing ) a fastener consisting of a threaded bolt and a hinged spring-loaded toggle; used to fasten objects to hollow walls

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