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fixity

[′fik·səd·ē]
(civil engineering)

depth of fixity

The depth below ground level at which the soil firmly holds a pile.
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Then on July 21, 2005, under pressure from the US and on the advice of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), China dumped its embrace of exchange rate fixity and adopted a flexible exchange rate arrangement.
The percent fixity and recovery are the two main figures of merit used to assess the shape memory performance of materials, with a perfect material having both a percent fixity and recovery of 100%.
Although throughout the study only the improvement of the shape recovery behavior of the blends is the matter of concern, shape fixity character as mentioned earlier (Section Shape Memory Property Test) is also of similar importance for characterization of the shape memory behavior.
Lacking the identifying feature of the eye, the face is depersonalized and takes on the fixity of a mask.
The second part, Freedom, includes papers by Mark Heller ("The Disconnect Problem and the Influence Strategy"), Alicia Finch ("Revisiting the Mind Argument"), Neal Tognazzini and John Martin Fischer ("Symposium on the Fixity of the Past: Incompatibilism and the Fixity of the Past"), and Wesley Holliday ("Symposium on the Fixity of the Past: Freedom and Modality").
"There is no fixity of tenure enshrined in the Constitution either for the Lok Sabha, or, for the state Assemblies."The Communist Party of India-Marxist said:"The obsession with fixity of tenure and stability is a ruling class concern which is in full conformity with the neo-liberal regime."
The PDP chieftain, however, paid great tribute to the qualities in the country's fallen hero, describing him as 'a genuine patriot, an outstanding statesman whose total fixity was predicated on the growth and the development of the Nigerian State.'
It is primarily focused on South and Central Asia, with Andreas Benz's contribution on student migration to Gilgit-Baltistan, northern Pakistan; Henryk Alff's ethnography of "fixity, mobility and positionality" at the Braokholka bazaar in Almaty, Kazakhstan; and Deepra Dandekar's examination of Muslim and Sufi shrines on the Konkan coast of Maharashtra in western India.
He said that for this award world renowned nominations were received and they chose the best qualified and most deserving Marvi Memon for recognition as Ms Memon had displayed an extraordinary resolve and fixity of purpose.
He said that for this award world renowned nominations were received and they chose the best qualified and most deserving for recognition as Memon had displayed an extraordinary resolve and fixity of purpose.
Key Words: Race, Ethnicity, Discourse, Hellenic, Roman, Jewish, Christian, Identity, Essentialism, Constructivism, Fixity, Fluidity
Tenders are invited for Transporting container type room having dimension 20X10 situating at Daichanda to ukhridr (2102 ch of RBMC) under RBI Divn after dismantling all fixity including loading , unloading , carriage etc complete under the Executive Engineer, Burdwan Investigation & Planning Division