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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Infix  \In*fix"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Infixed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Infixing}.]  [L.  infixus  p.  p  of  infigere  to  infix;  pref. 
  in-  in  +  figere  to  fix:  cf  F.  infixer.  See  {Fix}.] 
  1.  To  set  to  fasten  or  fix  by  piercing  or  thrusting  in  as 
  to  infix  a  sting,  spear,  or  dart.  --Shak. 
 
  The  fatal  dart  a  ready  passage  found  And  deep 
  within  her  heart  infixed  the  wound.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  implant  or  fix;  to  instill;  to  inculcate,  as 
  principles,  thoughts,  or  instructions;  as  to  infix  good 
  principles  in  the  mind,  or  ideas  in  the  memory. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Infix  \In"fix\,  n. 
  Something  infixed.  [R.]  --Welsford. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  infix 
  n  :  an  affix  that  is  inserted  inside  the  word 
  v  1:  put  or  introduce  into  the  body  of  something  "insert  a 
  picture  into  the  text"  [syn:  {insert},  {enter},  {introduce}] 
  2:  attach  a  morpheme  into  a  stem  word 




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