Noun(1) an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely(2) an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone(3) the activity of fastening something firmly in position(4) (histology
(1) You might think that in a deflationary world, companies and consumers alike might give up their fixation with brands, and be more interested in price instead.(2) In other words, when foraging, whooping cranes favor visual fixation .(3) fixation at the oral phase might result in dependence on others(4) biopsy specimens were placed in cassettes before fixation in formalin(5) Our fixation with plastic surgery has given rise to complacency over safety issues.(6) Similarly, one could also cite the much-deplored corporate fixation with the short-term maximisation of profits at the expense of longer-term strategies.(7) Cemented fixation relies on a stable interface between the prosthesis and the cement and a solid mechanical bond between the cement and the bone.(8) A colleague of mine is forever marvelling at the methodical way in which I flip over my rotating calendar each morning, not recognising in the gesture my complete fixation with time.(9) It is well known that the rate of N 2 fixation in plants deficient in P is reduced.(10) The reasons for this arrest are not clearly specified; but it was assumed that fixation at the oral stage might be the result of either deprivation or overgratification of the infant's oral needs.(11) Regular readers will have noticed by now that this paper has a possibly unhealthy fixation on robots.(12) our fixation with diet and fitness(13) The individual would have no conscious awareness of the nature of the fixation , but the libido would constantly turn away from the possibility of satisfaction in reality, towards a fantasy gratification.(14) Our fixation with labeling people and forcing them into tightly defined categories is contrary to our struggle for equality for all(15) This fixation on olives logically extends to a deep identification with the associated concepts of ├ö├ç├┐peace├ö├ç├û and ├ö├ç├┐Greece├ö├ç├û.(16) his work on nitrogen fixation in plants
(1) nitrogen fixation :: stikstofbinding
1. obsession ::
2. fixing ::
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Different Formsfixation, fixations
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