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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: fixation (0.00923 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to fixation.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: fixation fixation n 1: an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely [syn: arrested development, infantile fixation , regression] 2: an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone [syn: obsession] 3: the activity of fastening something firmly in position 4: (histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body [syn: fixing]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Fixation Fixation \Fix*a"tion\ (f[i^]ks*[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. [Cf. F. fixation.] 1. The act of fixing, or the state of being fixed. [1913 Webster] An unalterable fixation of resolution. --Killingbeck. [1913 Webster] To light, created in the first day, God gave no proper place or fixation. --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] Marked stiffness or absolute fixation of a joint. --Quain. [1913 Webster] A fixation and confinement of thought to a few objects. --Watts. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 3. The act or process of ceasing to be fluid and becoming firm. --Glanvill. [1913 Webster] 4. A state of resistance to evaporation or volatilization by heat; -- said of metals. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]


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