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five the number represented by the Arabic numeral 5 and the Roman numeral V. [3 definitions]
five-and-ten a retail store that sells a wide variety of inexpensive consumer goods; dime store.
fivefold having five parts or elements. [3 definitions]
five o'clock shadow (informal) the later appearance of new beard growth on a man's face, even though he has shaved in the morning.
five-star having a rating of five stars out of five, conventionally the highest rating a hotel, restaurant, or the like receives from professional critics.
fix to make stable or steady; fasten securely. [13 definitions]
fixable combined form of fix.
fixate to make stable or stationary; fix. [5 definitions]
fixation the act or procedure of making fast or stabilizing. [3 definitions]
fixative acting to make stable or permanent. [2 definitions]
fixed firmly placed or fastened; unmoving; stationary. [5 definitions]
fixed charge any business expense or tax due, usu. periodically, that is set at an unvarying rate or amount.
fixed oil a nonvolatile oil obtained from animal or vegetable sources, such as lard or olive oil.
fixed star any star that appears to be in a fixed position relative to other stars.
fixed-wing of or designating an aircraft that has wings rigidly attached to the fuselage, as contrasted to a helicopter or a craft with movable wings.
fixing (pl., informal) that which habitually accompanies something, esp. food; trimmings. [2 definitions]
fix-it (informal) of or pertaining to the repairing of things.
fixity the state or nature of that which is stable or immovable. [2 definitions]
fixture something fixed into place as a permanent part or appendage. [2 definitions]
fix up to improve the appearance or condition of (a house or room) through repairs, cleaning, decoration, and the like. [4 definitions]
fizz to emit a sputtering or hissing sound, as of bubbles escaping from a liquid. [4 definitions]