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fixative

fix·a·tive

fixative

 
pronunciation:
fIk s tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: acting to make stable or permanent.
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part of speech: noun
definition: something that functions to make stable or permanent, esp. a spray used to protect art works or a solution to preserve biological material for examination.
similar words:
mordant
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