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01. We bought some new bathroom [fixtures] for the upstairs bathroom.
02. She has become a [fixture] in the local theater scene.
03. Chuck's grandmother has become a permanent [fixture] at all our football games.
04. He lives in a huge mansion which has 10 bedrooms and gold-plated kitchen and bathroom [fixtures].
05. The light [fixtures] in this house are very old fashioned; we'd like to change them.
06. Jordi is a [fixture] at the bar. Whenever we come here for a drink, we always find him in the same place.
07. The desktop computer has become a [fixture] in the modern household.
08. She has become a [fixture] on the local rock music scene and performs in clubs all over town.
09. The Harry Potter books have remained a [fixture] on best-seller lists around the world for a number of years now.
10. Since coming fourth in the city championship, Tina has become a [fixture] on the local badminton scene.
11. We bought an old house that has gorgeous, antique light [fixtures] in all the rooms.
12. The schedule for next season's [fixtures] should be out in the next week or so.
13. Our lads won their first rugby [fixture] on the weekend.
14. We are hoping to arrange a [fixture] for our football team on Sunday.
15. Ralph Waldo Emerson once noted that there are no [fixtures] in nature. The universe is fluid and volatile.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • fixture — fix·ture n: an item of movable property so incorporated into a real property that it may be regarded as legally a part of it Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. fixture …   Law dictionary

  • Fixture — Fix ture (f[i^]ks t[ u]r; 135), n. [Cf. {Fixure}.] 1. That which is fixed or attached to something as a permanent appendage; as, the fixtures of a pump; the fixtures of a farm or of a dwelling, that is, the articles which a tenant may not take… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fixture — Fixture. См. Крепление. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • fixture — UK US /ˈfɪkstʃər/ noun [C] ► PROPERTY something in a house that is permanently fixed, such as bathroom equipment, and that is not taken by someone when they move to a new home: »All fixtures and fittings are included in the house price. → Compare …   Financial and business terms

  • fixture — 1590s, “act of fixing,” perhaps from FIX (Cf. fix) on model of mixture. Meaning anything fixed or securely fastened is from 1812 …   Etymology dictionary

  • fixture — [n] fitting, appliance accessory, appendage, appurtenance, attachment, component, device, equipment; concept 463 …   New thesaurus

  • fixture — sustantivo masculino 1. Área: deporte Origen: Argentina, Uruguay. Calendario deportivo de una competición …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • fixture — ► NOUN 1) a piece of equipment or furniture which is fixed in position in a building or vehicle. 2) (fixtures) articles attached to a house or land and considered legally part of it so that they normally remain in place when an owner moves. 3)… …   English terms dictionary

  • fixture — [fiks′chər] n. [< ME fixure (< LL fixura < L fixus: see FIX), altered by analogy with MIXTURE] 1. anything firmly in place 2. any of the fittings or furniture of a house, store, etc. attached to the building and, ordinarily, considered… …   English World dictionary

  • Fixture — A fixture can refer to: * a testing fixture when talking about ATEs * a light fixture * a plumbing fixture * Fixture (tool), a tool used in manufacturing * Fixture (property law), in property law, a chattel which has become permanently attached… …   Wikipedia