[fik-sing] /ˈfɪk sɪŋ/
the act of a person or thing that fixes.
fixings, Also, fixin’s, F01/F0182100 fik-sinz, ˈfɪk sɪnz. Informal.
plural noun (mainly US & Canadian)
apparatus or equipment
accompaniments for a dish; trimmings
a means of attaching one thing to another, as a pipe to a wall, slate to a roof, etc
“apparatus,” 1820, from present participle of fix (v.). American English sense of “food, garnishing” is attested from 1839.
Things, esp food, normally accompanying some central or focal object: turkey and all the fixings (1842+)
[fiks-it] /ˈfɪksˌɪt/ adjective, Informal. 1. of, pertaining to, doing, or involving repairs, adjustments, or improvements: a fix-it shop; a political fix-it man. Related Terms mister fixit
[fiks-it] /ˈfɪksˌɪt/ adjective, Informal. 1. of, pertaining to, doing, or involving repairs, adjustments, or improvements: a fix-it shop; a political fix-it man.
[fik-si-tee] /ˈfɪk sɪ ti/ noun, plural fixities for 2. 1. the state or quality of being ; stability; permanence. 2. something , stable, or permanent. /ˈfɪksɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. the state or quality of being fixed; stability 2. something that is fixed; a fixture n. 1660s in physics; general use from 1791; see fix […]
programming A standard tag often put in comments near a piece of code that needs work. The point of doing so is that a grep or a similar pattern-matching tool can find all such places quickly. This is common in GNU code. Compare XXX. [Jargon File] (2001-03-16)