Business / Machine Shop / Fixture: A production work-holding device used for machining duplicate workpieces. Although the term is used interchangeably with a jig, a fixture is not designed to guide the cutting tools as the jig does. Also, a device designed to hold and maintain parts in proper relation to each other.

Other Words for Fixture

Fixture Adjective Synonyms: meet, meeting, event, match, occasion, occurrence


Business / Real Estate / Fixtures: An article that was once personal property but has been so affixed to real estate that it has become real property. Whether an article is a fixture depends on the intention of the parties and may be d MORE

Trade Fixture

Business / Real Estate / Trade Fixture: An article of personal property annexed or affixed to leased premises by the tenant as a necessary part of the tenants trade or business. At the termination of a lease, a tenant must leave most fixtur MORE

Fixtures and Fittings

Business / Accounting / Fixtures and Fittings: This is a class of fixed asset which includes office furniture, filing cabinets, display cases, warehouse shelving and the like. MORE

Pin Fixture

Business / Machine Shop / Pin Fixture: A tool for bending wire, bar, or rod into a curve or series of curves. MORE

Indexing Fixture

Business / Machine Shop / Indexing Fixture: A complete indexing unit composed of a dividing head and rootstock. (See dividing head.). MORE

Personal Property

Business / Finance / Personal Property: Any assets other than real estate. MORE