Fixation Fix*a"tion (f[i^]ks*[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. [Cf. F.
1. The act of fixing, or the state of being fixed.
An unalterable fixation of resolution.
To light, created in the first day, God gave no
proper place or fixation. --Sir W.
Marked stiffness or absolute fixation of a joint.
A fixation and confinement of thought to a few
2. The act of uniting chemically with a solid substance or in
a solid form; reduction to a non-volatile condition; --
said of gaseous elements.
3. The act or process of ceasing to be fluid and becoming
4. A state of resistance to evaporation or volatilization by
heat; -- said of metals. --Bacon.