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Definition of "fixture" []

  • Something securely fixed in place. (noun)
  • Something attached as a permanent appendage, apparatus, or appliance: plumbing fixtures. (noun)
  • Law A chattel bound to realty. (noun)
  • One that is invariably present in and long associated with a place: a journalist who became a Washington fixture. (noun)
  • The act or process of fixing. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fixture" in a sentence
  • "The Pharox 60 fits a standard sized household light fixture, is made of recyclable material, and is the most energy efficient bulb of comparable light quality on the market today with a light output of 300 lumens and a warm white light of 3000K."
  • "The star fixture is antique leaded glass that Ms. Foley said was inspired by the home 's stained glass windows."
  • "The Wizards certainly didn't acquire Lewis to be a long-term fixture, with the team trying to build a young nucleus around rookie John Wall."