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Serpentine vs. Fixed

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Serpentineadjective

Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of snakes.

Fixedverb

simple past tense and past participle of fix

Serpentineadjective

Of, or having attributes associated with, the serpent referred to in the book of Genesis in the Bible, such as craftiness or deceitfulness.

‘The wily criminal was known for his serpentine behavior.’;

Fixedadjective

Not changing, not able to be changed, staying the same.

‘fixed assets’; ‘I work fixed hours for a fixed salary.’; ‘Every religion has its own fixed ideas.’; ‘He looked at me with a fixed glare.’;

Serpentineadjective

Having the form or shape of a snake.

‘There are serpentine species of lizards which do not have legs.’;

Fixedadjective

Stationary.

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Serpentineadjective

Curving in alternate directions; sinuous.

‘The serpentine path through the mountains was narrow and dangerous.’;

Fixedadjective

Attached; affixed.

Serpentinenoun

Any of several plants believed to cure snakebites.

Fixedadjective

Chemically stable.

Serpentinenoun

(historical) An early form of cannon, used in the 16th century.

Fixedadjective

Supplied with what one needs.

‘She's nicely fixed after two divorce settlements.’;

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Serpentinenoun

A kind of firework.

Fixedadjective

(legal) Of sound, recorded on a permanent medium.

‘In the United States, recordings are only granted copyright protection when the sounds in the recording were fixed and first published on or after February 15, 1972.’;

Serpentinenoun

A coiled distillation tube.

Fixedadjective

Surgically rendered infertile (spayed, neutered or castrated).

‘a fixed tomcat; the she-cat has been fixed’;

Serpentinenoun

(maths) Any of several related cubic curves; anguinea

Fixedadjective

Rigged; fraudulently prearranged.

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Serpentinenoun

(mineralogy) Any of several green/brown minerals consisting of a magnesium and iron silicates that have similar layered crystal structure.

Fixedadjective

(of a problem) Resolved; corrected.

Serpentinenoun

(geology) An outcrop or region with soil and rock dominated by these minerals.

Fixedadjective

Repaired

Serpentineverb

(archaic) To serpentize; to turn or bend; to meander.

Fixedadjective

Securely placed or fastened; settled; established; firm; imovable; unalterable.

Serpentineadjective

Resembling a serpent; having the shape or qualities of a serpent; subtle; winding or turning one way and the other, like a moving serpent; anfractuous; meandering; sinuous; zigzag; as, serpentine braid.

‘Thy shapeLike his, and color serpentine.’;

Fixedadjective

Stable; non-volatile.

Serpentinenoun

A mineral or rock consisting chiefly of the hydrous silicate of magnesia. It is usually of an obscure green color, often with a spotted or mottled appearance resembling a serpent's skin. Precious, or noble, serpentine is translucent and of a rich oil-green color.

Fixedadjective

(of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value

Serpentinenoun

A kind of ancient cannon.

Fixedadjective

fixed and unmoving;

‘with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare’; ‘his bearded face already has a set hollow look’; ‘a face rigid with pain’;

Serpentineverb

To serpentize.

Fixedadjective

securely placed or fastened or set;

‘a fixed piece of wood’; ‘a fixed resistor’;

Serpentineadjective

resembling a serpent in form;

‘a serpentine wall’; ‘snaky ridges in the sand’;

Fixedadjective

intent and directed steadily;

‘had her gaze fastened on the stranger’; ‘a fixed expresson’;

Fixedadjective

incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g.

‘frozen prices’; ‘living on fixed incomes’;

Fixedadjective

mended or put in working order;

‘a reconditioned sewing machine’; ‘a repaired vacuum cleaner’; ‘the broken lock is now fixed’;

Fixedadjective

not increasing as the amount taxed increases

Fixedadjective

specified in advance;

‘a given number’; ‘we will meet at a given time and location’;

Fixedadjective

directed with intense concentration;

‘a fixed stare’; ‘an intent gaze’;

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