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Etymology

From Old French fixation.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
fixation

Plural
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  1. The act of fixing, or the state of being fixed or fixated.
  2. The act of uniting chemically with a solid substance or in a solid form; reduction to a non-volatile condition; -- said of gaseous elements.
  3. The act or process of ceasing to be fluid and becoming firm.
  4. In metals, a state of resistance to evaporation or volatilization by heat.
  5. A state of mind, involving obsession with a particular person, idea or thing.

Translations


French

Etymology

fixer + -ation

Noun

fixation f. (plural fixations)

  1. fixation
    Tu ferais bien de vérifier les fixations avant de partir.

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