fixative

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noun fix·a·tive \ ˈfik-sə-tiv \

Definition of fixative

:something that fixes or sets: such as
a :a substance added to a perfume especially to prevent too rapid evaporation
b :a substance used to fix living tissue
c :a varnish used especially for the protection of drawings (as in pastel or charcoal)

fixative

adjective

First Known Use of fixative

circa 1859


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fixative

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noun fix·a·tive \ ˈfik-sət-iv \

medical Definition of fixative

:a substance used to fix living tissue

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