a liability, as a mortgage or debenture, that will not mature for a relatively long time.
- Fixed link
noun 1. (Canadian) a permanent transport link, esp a bridge, between two geographical areas separated by water
[fikst] /fɪkst/ adjective 1. fastened, attached, or placed so as to be firm and not readily movable; firmly implanted; stationary; rigid. 2. rendered stable or permanent, as color. 3. set or intent upon something; steadily directed: a fixed stare. 4. definitely and permanently placed: a fixed buoy; a fixed line of defense. 5. not fluctuating […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a natural vegetable or animal oil that is nonvolatile, as lard oil, linseed oil, etc. noun 1. a natural animal or vegetable oil that is not volatile: a mixture of esters of fatty acids, usually triglycerides Also called fatty oil Compare essential oil fixed oil n. A nonvolatile oil, especially a fatty […]
programming A number representation scheme where a number, F is represented by an integer I such that F=I*R^-P, where R is the (assumed) radix of the representation and P is the (fixed) number of digits after the radix point. On computers with no floating-point unit, fixed-point calculations are significantly faster than floating-point as all the […]