fixture fixture  /ˈfɪks tʃər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an object firmly fixed in place (especially in a household)
  2. (n) a regular patron
  3. (n) the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
  4. (n) the act of putting something in working order again

Usage(s):

  1. Among them: six luxurious homes, complete with gold-plated bathroom fixtures and, famously, Tammy's air-conditioned doghouse.
  2. He spent the next three years designing everything from TVs to hair combs to bathroom fixtures.
  3. England's Premier League seeks to boost its global brand by staging regular-season fixtures in cities around the world.

News

  1. Castle Inn demolished

    The Castle Inn and banquet restaurant, a long-time fixture on Route 415 in Dallas, has been torn down by its new owners, Triangle 24. The group had planned to make renovations to the building for AA meetings but submitted permits last week to have the building demolished.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Times Leader

  2. Choir director uses music as a vehicle

    Susan Vaughan of Highland Park is a fixture on the North Shore choir scene. Known fondly as Sue to her colleagues, Vaughan served at Northbrook School Dist. 28 for nine years directing choirs, also planning fifth-grade school musicals. At New Trier Township High School , Vaughan has built a following for 11 years. As musical choral director/advisor, she launched the High Five Choir, a choral ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Winnetka Talk

  3. Texture Tester uses peel fixture to measure adhesion.

    With 90° Peel Fixture, CT3 Tester can measure adhesion force between two materials. Fixture maintains 90° angle as tape is pulled away from substrate, and tester measures force required to separate tape. Typical applications include testing strength of packaging tape, adhesive bandages, and transdermal patches. With TexturePro CT software, operator can automate test procedures and generate ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. "The fixture is not fair in terms of the timing between the two games," said Ferguson. "Chelsea had a Tuesday fixture followed by a Wednesday one, so they have four days to get themselves ready for both games. There is no question that is a...
    on Apr 25, 2008 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: Sportinglife.com

  2. "Whatever opportunities New York City gave to Percy, he repaid them a thousand times over," Bloomberg said. "Because of him, the doors of City University were opened to all students. Because of him, black radio became a fixture on the dial."
    on Jan 6, 2010 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "In Mark Jones, we have a player who has been in form, but was kept out after being injured for our opening fixture by Leigh's impressive showing," Gatland said. "But he now has an opportunity to re-stake his claim, and we are sure he will...
    on Nov 25, 2008 By: Warren Gatland Source: Times Online

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