Associations to the word «Fixing»


FIXING, noun. The act of subverting a vote.
FIXING, noun. (UK) (usually plural) Something to aid attachment during construction (screws, wall plugs, etc)
FIXING, verb. Present participle of fix
FIXING, verb. (southern US) (slang) (with infinitive) Going; preparing; ready. Only used in fixing to.
FIXING UP, verb. Present participle of fix up

Dictionary definition

FIXING, noun. The act of putting something in working order again.
FIXING, noun. Restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place.
FIXING, noun. The sterilization of an animal; "they took him to the vet for neutering".
FIXING, noun. (histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body.

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn