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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fixedness  \Fix"ed*ness\,  n. 
  1.  The  state  or  quality  of  being  fixed;  stability; 
  steadfastness. 
 
  2.  The  quality  of  a  body  which  resists  evaporation  or 
  volatilization  by  heat;  solidity;  cohesion  of  parts  as 
  the  fixedness  of  gold. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fixedness 
  n  1:  remaining  in  place  [syn:  {stationariness},  {immobility}] 
  2:  the  quality  of  being  fixed  in  place  [syn:  {fastness},  {fixity}, 
  {secureness}] 
  3:  the  quality  of  being  fixed  and  unchangeable;  "the  fixedness 
  of  his  gaze  upset  her"  [syn:  {unalterability}] 




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