a natural vegetable or animal oil that is nonvolatile, as lard oil, linseed oil, etc.
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 oil of vegetable origin.
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 […]
- Fixed-point representation
noun 1. (computing) the representation of numbers by a single set of digits such that the radix point has a predetermined location, the value of the number depending on the position of each digit relative to the radix point Compare floating-point representation
- Fixed point combinator
mathematics (Y) The name used in combinatory logic for the fixed point function, also written as “fix”. (1994-10-20)
noun 1. a price established by a seller, by agreement or by authority, as the price to be charged invariably.