postfix

adjective
post·fix | \ 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

First Known Use of postfix

1973, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for postfix

post- + -fix (as in prefix)

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The first known use of postfix was in 1973

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postfix

transitive verb
post·fix | \ (ˈ)pōst-ˈfiks \

Medical Definition of postfix 

: to treat again with a different fixative the tissue was postfixed in 1 percent osmium tetroxide

Other words from postfix

postfixation \ˌpōst-fik-ˈsā-shən \ noun

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