a recording head in a tape recorder or disk drive that cannot be moved relative to the center of the disk, offering reduced access time.
noun 1. a persistent or obsessing idea, often delusional, that can, in extreme form, be a symptom of psychosis. noun 1. an idea, esp one of an obsessional nature, that is persistently maintained and not subject to change Also idée fixe fixed idea n. An often unreasonable idea or feeling that persists despite evidence to […]
[fikst-in-kuhm] /ˈfɪkstˈɪn kʌm/ adjective 1. gaining or yielding a more or less uniform rate of income.
[fikst-lengkth, -length] /ˈfɪkstˌlɛŋkθ, -ˌlɛŋθ/ adjective, Computers. 1. referring to a field, record, computer word, or other entity whose length does not vary.
noun 1. a liability, as a mortgage or debenture, that will not mature for a relatively long time.