postfix

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

post·fix

adjective \ˈpōs(t)-ˌfiks\

Definition of POSTFIX

:  characterized by placement of an operator after its operand or after its two operands if it is a binary operator — compare infix, prefix

Origin of POSTFIX

post- + -fix (as in prefix)
First Known Use: 1973

post·fix

transitive verb \(ˈ)pōst-ˈfiks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POSTFIX

: to treat again with a different fixative <the tissue was postfixed in 1 percent osmium tetroxide>
post·fix·a·tion \ˌpōst-fik-ˈsā-shən\ noun

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: postfix notation
Previous Word in the Dictionary: post–fine
All Words Near: postfix

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up postfix? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More