fixed-rate pacemaker n.
An artificial pacemaker that emits electrical stimuli at a constant frequency regardless of the heart’s rhythm.
- Fixed-rate mortgage
[fikst-reyt] /ˈfɪkstˌreɪt/ noun 1. a home mortgage for which equal monthly payments of interest and principal are paid over the life of the loan, usually for a term of 30 years.
- Fixed satellite
noun 1. a satellite in a geostationary orbit
noun, Astrology. 1. any of the four astrological signs, Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, or Aquarius, that are grouped together because of their placement midway between solstices and equinoxes and characterized by identification of those born under the sign with the shared attribute of motivation through subjective values toward a well-defined goal.
noun, Astronomy. 1. any of the stars which apparently always retain the same position in respect to one another. noun 1. any of the stars in the Ptolemaic system, all of which were thought to be attached to an outer crystal sphere thus explaining their apparent lack of movement 2. an extremely distant star whose […]