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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FIXTURES

There are no fixtures to men, if we appeal to consciousness.

As a matter of fact, the only fixtures were the cook and second girl.

The amount of leakage is, therefore, in direct proportion to the number of fixtures.

Between the soil-pipe and the fixtures a trap must be provided with a water-seal of about an inch.

I must say that any mention of fixtures has always bored me intensely.

Tomlinson had bought the White Horse and secured Eliza with the fixtures.

But the fixtures on the train for carrying this cot were far from perfection.

The top-gallant masts can also be lowered, but the lower-masts, of course, are fixtures.

Most of the fixtures left in the saloons, an' there was a plenty of them.

The first thing to note in Fig. 46 is the number and kinds of fixtures to be drained.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, "act of fixing," perhaps from fix (v.) on model of mixture. Meaning "anything fixed or securely fastened" is from 1812.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FIXTURES

equipment

nounsupplies, gear for activity
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