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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.
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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.
One of our goals is to reduce our work-in-process inventory from about three weeks to two to three days by switching to continuous flow panel processing and fixtureless assembly," Raney said.
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.
Eliminator 6 disruptive fixtureless technology tests bare PCB panels.
The Wanderers, second from bottom, can climb over fixtureless Merthyr if they claim a shock win at eighth-placed Llandovery, who are aiming to bounce back from their 25-17 defeat at Newbridge.
If that's rained off it will be re-staged the next day leaving Glasgow fixtureless once again.
Application of this technology will be most prevalent in the auto industry, specially in FMSs and fixtureless assembly of products like car bodies.
This new member of Intellitech's TEST-IP(TM) family provides a solution for in-the-field logic upgrades of FPGAs and CPLDs from different vendors as well as fixtureless on-board digital test.