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FIX'TURE, noun

1. Position.

2. Fixedness; firm pressure; as the fixture of the foot.

3. Firmness; stable state.

4. That which is fixed to a building; any appendage or part of the furniture of a house which is fixed to it, as by nails, screws, etc., and which the tenant cannot legally take away, when he removes to another house.