fixture

(redirected from fixtureless)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial.

fixture

1. Property law an article attached to land and regarded as part of it
2. a device to secure a workpiece in a machine tool
3. Chiefly Brit a sports match or social occasion

Fixture

Any item that is fixed permanently to a building, such as lighting and sanitary fixtures.

fixture

[′fiks·chər]
(civil engineering)
An object permanently attached to a structure, such as a light or sink.
(mechanical engineering)
A device used to hold and position a piece of work without guiding the cutting tool.

fixture

1. Any item which was once tangible personal property, but which by virtue of its affixation to real property is deemed to be permanently merged into it.
2. An electrical device which is secured to a wall or ceiling, and used to hold lamps; a luminaire.
References in periodicals archive ?
In an enclosed booth and by invitation only, ECT (ectinfo.com) debuted a fixtureless tester (nicknamed "The Eliminator") that performs a quick mechanical scan for continuities and isolations, thus cutting 85% or more of the tests otherwise performed by probes of grid testers.
It gave me insight into new manufacturing philosophies and machinery capabilities that will enable us to replace decades-old processes with a standardized progressive-build, fixtureless cabinet assembly.
This builds the model upward off a fixtureless base.
The Falcons are fixtureless until Friday, February 13 when they travel to Bristol for that massive Guinness Premiership clash.
Benefits include fixtureless test preparation and the re-use of standalone applications such as prototyping and field service, with increased cost-effectiveness through reduced test fixture complexity.
Defending champions Harraby Catholic Club leapfrogged fixtureless Peterlee Town into third thanks to their 3-1 home result against Heaton Stannington.
Within such a competitive industry and its pressures, Pard and Stadco have been working together to introduce a flexible manufacturing system, involving developing a fixtureless assembly programme using co-operative robots.