get a fix on
Definition of get a fix on
1 : to determine the exact position of something (such as a ship or an airplane) We're trying to get a fix on the ship's location.
2 : to get an accurate understanding of something Voters are still trying to get a fix on her character. Analysts are reading reports to get a fix on how the market will perform.
Word by Word Definitions
: to gain possession of
: to receive as a return : earn
: to obtain by concession or entreaty
: something begotten:
: the entire progeny of a male animal
: a document of release from obligation in Jewish law
: a bill of divorce
: a religious divorce by Jewish law
: to make firm, stable, or stationary
: to give a permanent or final form to: such as
: to change into a stable compound or available form
: a position of difficulty or embarrassment : predicament
: the position (as of a ship) determined by bearings, observations, or radio
: a determination of one's position
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