Definition Of fix
a difficult or awkward situation from which it is hard to extricate oneself; a predicament.
how on earth did you get into such a fix?
a dishonest or underhanded arrangement.
obviously, his appointment was a fix
a dose of a narcotic drug to which one is addicted.
he hadn't had his fix
a measure taken to resolve a problem or correct a mistake; a solution or remedy.
representatives trying to find cheap fixes to meet their obligations
a position determined by visual or radio bearings or astronomical observations.
GPS receivers use the passive, one-way transmissions of signals from the orbiting satellites to determine a position fix .
Example Of fix
fix the clamp on a rail
A dead-reckoned position is an approximate one which should be corrected from time to time using an accurate position fix .
After another ritual check, Howard determined that he had better not go more than another kilometer before his next position fix .
After my weekend fix of toast and a pot of coffee, I went back to bed and slept till noon.
An order has just been given to stand in to enable our coast pilot, Cooper, to fix our whereabouts exactly by his knowledge of the land.