Meaning of FIXED in English

FIXED

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a fixed budget

Our clients usually have a fixed budget.

a fixed charge

There’s a fixed charge for having a dental check.

a fixed term

The contract was for a fixed term of five years.

a fixed/set period (= that will not be changed )

A tourist visa allows you to stay for a fixed period.

a fixed/unwavering/unblinking stare (= with your eyes not moving at all )

His unwavering stare was making me feel pretty uneasy.

a flat/fixed rate (= one that does not change )

Profits were taxed at a flat rate of 45 percent.

a flat/fixed/set fee (= a fee that is the same in every case )

You pay a flat fee for all the services that are provided.

a set/fixed menu (= when the cook decides which dishes will be served to you, rather than you choosing for yourself )

Dinner is three courses from a set menu.

a set/fixed pattern (= one that does not change )

These incidents followed a set pattern.

fixed assets

fixed capital

fixed costs

fixed income

pensioners living on a fixed income

fixed

The rent is fixed for three years.

keep your gaze (fixed) on sb/sth (= keep looking at someone or something )

I kept my gaze fixed on the television and didn’t look at him as he left the room.

no fixed abode (= no permanent home )

a homeless person with no fixed abode

of no fixed address (= having no permanent home – used especially in news reports )

a 25-year-old man of no fixed address

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

abode

I was of no fixed abode , but I'd finished my time so they still let me go.

Consider too the vulnerability of the homeless person with no fixed abode .

Therefore a rabbit has no fixed abode .

Stephen Leach, 35, of no fixed abode , said nothing during the brief hearing before Liverpool magistrates.

For life here is junkie, is hooker is single-parent, is no fixed abode .

Both were said to be of no fixed abode , although they originate from the Old Swan district of Liverpool.

address

Gang leader Calton, 39, of no fixed address , was jailed for 25 years.

Casabona, of no fixed address , denies kidnapping, attempted murder and administering poison with intent on March 20 last year.

The brothers, both of no fixed address , are accused of the murders of Gary Pettitt and Jean Larkin.

He is originally from the Manchester area but has no current fixed address .

Sentence on Paul Jowers, of no fixed address , was adjourned for a social inquiry report.

The man, of no fixed address , was found collapsed in his cell in the early hours of yesterday.

amount

This was later changed to requisitioning fixed amounts of grain, which often went beyond taking surpluses.

The law applies to any fixed amount of gas.

It is particularly useful for paying fixed amounts such as club subscriptions and insurance premiums.

The left-hand graph shows that at low pressure the volume of a fixed amount of gas is high.

Complete reimbursement is obviously more attractive than a contribution of a fixed amount .

Normally you will have to pay this fixed amount , even if you get a full rent rebate.

In only 11 percent of companies was a fixed amount paid.

When you press this, the exposure is increased by a fixed amount which lightens both the foreground subject and the background.

asset

The inflows would typically be revenues from sales of products, sales of fixed assets , issues of shares and loans.

Their system interfaces with Britannia's fixed asset management system and with standard accounting packages.

We have a very large fixed asset base of £5 billion, producing £3 billion of sales.

It is not a fixed asset as there is no intention to use it in the business.

Fixed assets Significant changes in fixed assets are set out on pages 43 and 45.

It is used to acquire fixed assets such as buildings and plant and to provide working capital.

Examples could include prepayments, fixed assets , accruals, etc. 6.

capital

I producing fixed capital , there would be a precipitate decline in those sectors.

The majority of investment expenditure is on fixed capital formation rather than inventories and it is to this that we now turn.

Only his fixed capital - his own money.

The reason for this is that the renewal of fixed capital is normally to maintain existing production levels.

By the autumn of 1975 around 11 percent of fixed capital was gathering dust.

I shall also argue that crises have a material basis, which relates to the periodic replacement and expansion of fixed capital .

Thus the mere replacement of fixed capital can lead to an increase in the overall level of economic activity.

charge

If the fixed charge has to be very high it may induce people to abandon consumption of the commodity altogether.

While obviously the fixed charge accords superior protection, there are sound reasons for taking a floating charge.

Also not included are fixed charges on bank accounts and, more importantly, fixed charges on shares held in a subsidiary.

Crystallisation Crystallisation is the term used to describe the process by which a floating charge is converted into a normal fixed charge.

An example of the fixed charge is the mortgage and no more need be said about it here.

cost

Corporation tax, by increasing the fixed costs , in effect raises the entry barriers to the industry.

Variable and fixed costs are traditionally assumed to be linear.

Therefore, fixed costs are unavoidable; that is they will be incurred whether or not the firm manufactures and sells both products.

Deterioration of market conditions and higher fixed costs were blamed for the decline.

If fixed costs are shared between products a method of allocating and apportioning these costs to individual products must be introduced.

But Weitzman claims that scale economies can not arise purely through fixed costs; that these costs must be sunk.

The argument that fixed costs are incompatible with scale economies is as follows.

Their retail branches are a fixed cost , so the more business they put through them the better.

costs

Corporation tax, by increasing the fixed costs , in effect raises the entry barriers to the industry.

Variable and fixed costs are traditionally assumed to be linear.

Therefore, fixed costs are unavoidable; that is they will be incurred whether or not the firm manufactures and sells both products.

Defining as the elasticity of substitution in fixed costs , and as the shares in fixed costs.

Deterioration of market conditions and higher fixed costs were blamed for the decline.

If fixed costs are shared between products a method of allocating and apportioning these costs to individual products must be introduced.

But Weitzman claims that scale economies can not arise purely through fixed costs; that these costs must be sunk.

date

For example a lease provides for rent reviews at fixed dates in the years 1995, 2000, 2005 and 2010.

The provisions are contained in Ord 9, r 2 which applies to both default and fixed date summonses.

exchange

This aided the operation of the fixed exchange rate system and helped to maintain a low inflation rate in the international economy.

Once the system of fixed exchange rates had been abandoned there was no alternative but for currencies to float.

We abandoned that after the war for the Bretton Woods system of fixed exchange rates.

Under a fixed exchange rate a currency flow surplus is likely to persist for some time.

Insulation from external inflation With fixed exchange rates, inflation abroad is transmitted directly into higher import prices.

With a fixed exchange rate, has not this country badly lost competitiveness?

So far we have briefly explained how a free-floating and a rigidly fixed exchange rate system are supposed to operate.

But the system of fixed exchange rates established after the war and based on the dollar had already disintegrated by that time.

fee

The fixed fee interview scheme has not been successful.

Although many solicitors offer fixed fee interviews they are given little publicity beyond referral lists and notices in some solicitors' offices.

More serious to the surveying practice is the job which has a fixed fee and runs over budgeted time.

The fixed fee element above is not contingent on a deal being completed.

The sub-licensees paid a fixed fee , unrelated to their profits, to the taxpayer in Hong Kong.

Remortgage legal services available for a single fixed fee .

Many workers in the private sector receive some payment as a fixed fee independent of the value of their marginal product.

idea

But he had a fixed idea in his mind that to be a bishop was not his work.

He's come here with a fixed idea , which he's been looking forward to for half his life.

He was a man of fixed ideas and a firm believer.

Try not to start out with too many fixed ideas of what is going to happen.

Perhaps he's right not to attach too much importance to the Bible and to fixed ideas .

income

It is an illiquid asset which generates a fixed income depending on the stock's interest rate.

This has pushed up housing costs and forced retirees with some capital but often on fixed incomes to seek out cheaper places.

It especially hits pensioners and those on fixed incomes who rely on the interest to meet their bills.

It eats into savings and hurts those who live on fixed incomes .

They do not receive a fixed income , but have board and lodgings free.

interest

For gilts and other fixed interest securities the costs are up to £15,000, £15; and over £15,000, £30.

Normally rising interest rates will depress the price of gilts by making their fixed interest payments less attractive to investors.

The fixed interest rate means you know exactly your commitment each month, which saves problems with forecasting your cashflow.

The assets are actively managed and represent a wide spread of fixed interest stocks, U.K. and overseas equity shares and property.

Next is a desire to maximise fixed interest rate financing thereby providing some degree of certainty as to the project's financial cost.

However, Norwich Union has publicly stated that it intends to devote a greater part of its investments to fixed interest securities.

It covers trading in all listed and unlisted securities, gilts, and other fixed interest securities on the London Stock Exchange.

This applies to most matured fixed interest Savings Certificates issues.

investment

Here we review the factors which allegedly affect this type of fixed investment .

There are important issues arising about the complementarities between fixed investment and training.

length

It should not be a fixed length sentence.

The carrying system is fixed length , with the padded shoulder harnesses sewn in.

String Variables and Garbage 2.4.3 Strings 2.4.3.1 Unlike numeric variables, string variables do not have a fixed length .

This might be a fixed length pipeline, or even a single sequential processor.

This effectively reduces the file packing, and may also cause fixed lengths to become variable in length.

number

But a brain with a fixed number of cells almost certainly works better than one whose cells are constantly dividing.

Each contestant took a fixed number of dross leads from a box.

Often, there is no fixed number of children per node.

F Format Numbers are printed with a fixed number of decimal places.

Perhaps it might make more sense to restrict people to a fixed number of pets.

penalty

When Model returned with his wife and children, Constable Bedford asked them if they wished to pay the fixed penalty immediately.

Councils will be given the power to operate fixed penalty schemes like that operated by Westminster city council.

Male speaker I can deal with the incident by means of a fixed penalty ticket.

Maximum penalties , and occasionally fixed penalties, are set out in statutes and periodically revised.

The extension of the fixed penalty system that is now projected will reduce the number of small cases in magistrates' courts.

percentage

These contributions will be charged over the average expected remaining service lives of employees as a fixed percentage of expected future pay.

Annual management charges are relatively simple, being a fixed percentage levied on the total value of the trust.

period

Other advances for fixed periods are only repaid at the end of that period.

Under the existing procedures, their sentences had been reviewed by the Home Office after a fixed period .

Finally, the contract is often a fixed period one.

Here, the fixed period contract is very useful, if proper evaluation procedures are devised.

The three major categories at retail level are overdrafts, personal loans for fixed periods , and mortgages.

Apart from the fact that the fixed periods are unreasonably long, they are unreasonably arbitrary and rigid.

The figures for black youngsters excluded indefinitely and for a fixed period were also above average.

Astronomers, on the other hand, sought to introduce a regular intercalation by means of a cycle of fixed period .

point

It offers the qualities of religion without rejecting any of the fixed points of modernity - science, progress, agnosticism.

For a one-dimensional flow, the only possible attractor is a stable fixed point or sink.

The bifurcations of fixed points are illustrated in Figs 3.1-3.

If you can't lock ladders away inside, chain and padlock them horizontally to a fixed point .

In his world these fixed points must be observed, if only because the servants expect them.

Entrants will guide themselves to various fixed points on a simple route which sticks to tracks and existing paths.

Individual junctions were defined by two fixed points which could be readily identified from the video record.

These engagements and meal times should be considered the fixed points in each day.

points

It offers the qualities of religion without rejecting any of the fixed points of modernity - science, progress, agnosticism.

The bifurcations of fixed points are illustrated in Figs 3.1-3.

In his world these fixed points must be observed, if only because the servants expect them.

Entrants will guide themselves to various fixed points on a simple route which sticks to tracks and existing paths.

Individual junctions were defined by two fixed points which could be readily identified from the video record.

These engagements and meal times should be considered the fixed points in each day.

Putting this more precisely, the proper time taken by light to pass to and fro between two fixed points in spaces oscillates.

But most have stayed and worn well, reassuring and fixed points in an otherwise changing landscape.

position

Galileo's view contradicted Church doctrine of the time that the earth was in a fixed position .

The operating units have no fixed position but can move about the network from one location to another.

By impacting with neighbouring particles they vibrate about a locus, and only appear to remain in a fixed position .

Wait until a ferret fitted with a transmitter has taken up a fixed position down a burrow.

As a result, these particles are held in fixed positions in a crystal lattice.

price

The decree exempted a list of raw and construction materials and production and technical goods, which would remain at fixed prices .

Your hotel offers a relatively inexpensive fixed price menu if you wish to take advantage of this.

All currencies came to be expressed in terms of the dollar, and the dollar was officially convertible into gold at a fixed price .

Non-stop entertainment, meal and wine included in fixed price .

All have been tried before to varying degrees - we now favour the fixed price tender again.

rate

You borrow at a fixed rate of interest and repay the loan over a number of years.

Borrowers are also informed about special customer offers such as fixed rate mortgages.

At the beginning of the first year, the fixed rate was 13.25% at a time when the variable rate was 15.25%.

In 1992, the fixed rate was 9.25%.

If you're looking for a fixed rate and a fixed term this is the account for you.

The basic form of eurobond is the straight fixed rate bond, having bullet repayment.

Insurance companies that issue these fixed rate bonds were expecting a Labour victory and were planning to increase rates today.

The Cheltenham &038; Gloucester has produced a £50m fixed rate loan priced at 13.25 until the end of 1991.

sum

The policy guarantees a fixed sum to your pet if you die.

Recall that a bond is an asset that earns a fixed sum of money for its owner each year.

If the authority receives a fixed sum 31, then it is able to purchase more of the publicly provided good.

Usually this is a fixed sum which, at the time of writing seems to average around £90.

From each performance they were given either a fixed sum or collected money from the crowd for charity.

This petty cash is kept on the imprest system, whereby the petty cashier is entrusted with a fixed sum of money.

The petty cashier must always account for a certain fixed sum of money. 2.

He would then have drawings and quantities prepared and would invite tenders for a fixed sum .

term

Others include relating pay to performance ... and the introduction of fixed term contracts.

He also said senior ranks would be employed on fixed term contracts, and their pay would be performance related.

The position now depends on whether the period of exclusion which has been ordered is permanent, indefinite or fixed term .

Members of the arbitration court organized for the stock exchange are appointed by the general meeting for a fixed term .

This is a continuing appointment, not fixed term .

Independence offers critical illness cover on a fixed term basis; and Priorities is a pure life cover plan.

A business tenant is entitled to a new contractual tenancy for a fixed term up to 14 years.

The contract was for a fixed term of five years.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

all eyes are on/watching/fixed on etc

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

"I'm retired and on a fixed income." Marson said. "I can't handle this myself, financially."

Fixed costs should be separated from variable costs when working out the annual accounts.

fixed interest rates

a fixed -rate mortgage

A fixed number of tickets will be on sale the day of the show.

In Communist Russia prices of all common commodities used to be fixed .

Our health insurance pays a fixed amount for each type of treatment, regardless of what it actually costs.

The lessons began and ended at fixed times.

The policeman told me there was a fixed penalty of $20 for driving without a rear light.

The symbols must be used in a fixed order.

Workers are paid a fixed rate per hour.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Each contestant took a fixed number of dross leads from a box.

He also said senior ranks would be employed on fixed term contracts, and their pay would be performance related.

If you're looking for a fixed rate and a fixed term this is the account for you.

New closed prisons were built for convicted offenders serving long fixed sentences or life imprisonment for the most serious crimes.

Other advances for fixed periods are only repaid at the end of that period.

The fixed interest rate means you know exactly your commitment each month, which saves problems with forecasting your cashflow.

The module header has a fixed format and must be added as a complete block.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.