|Ever heard of Dictionary.com ?|
Message #10 Posted by Norm on 21 May 2003, 3:20 a.m.,
in response to message #9 by glynn
Ever heard of Dictionary.com ?
I've been using it ever since my dictionary got
buried underneath a landslide of old vinyl records
and dirty laundry.
"FIX" as a term comes up fine:
Pronunciation Key (fks)
v. fixed, fix·ing, fix·es
1. a.To place securely; make stable or firm: fixed the tent poles in the ground. See Synonyms at fasten.
1. b.To secure to another; attach: fixing the notice to the tracks.
2. a.To put into a stable or unalterable form: tried to fix the conversation in her memory.
2. b.To make nonvolatile or solid.
2. c.Biology. To kill and preserve (a specimen).
3. To direct steadily: fixed her eyes on the railroad ahead.
4.To capture or hold: The train engineer with the long beard fixed our attention.
5. a.To set or place definitely; establish: fixed her residence in a coastal village.
5. b.To determine with accuracy; ascertain: fixed the date of the repair of the calculator.
5. c.To agree on; "I will fix your calculator using that train track method".