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 for fixity
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fixity \Fix"i*ty\ (-[i^]*t[y^]), n. [Cf. F. fixit['e].]
     1. Fixedness; as, fixity of tenure; also, that which is
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     2. Coherence of parts. --Sir I. Newton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm
           attachment [syn: fastness, fixedness, fixity,
           fixture, secureness] [ant: looseness]
      2: the quality of being incapable of mutation; "Darwin
         challenged the fixity of species" [syn: immutability,
         immutableness, fixity] [ant: mutability, mutableness]

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