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Synonyms for fixity

the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment

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Thus, the shape fixities of PCL400-70 and PPG725-75 decreased slowly with the increase of [T.sub.fix]
On the plane of immanence exist collectively preferred visions of the longer term (e.g., sustainability); on the plane of transcendence are shorter-term, more tangible and localized plans, seen as temporary fixities (e.g., main street regeneration) (p.
They recognize that these traditions contain regenerative powers that individuals alone could not produce and yet can also be a source of debilitating false fixities. This recognition leads them both to treasure those traditions and to be extremely sensitive to the dangers present in false teachings, misleading authorities, and the communities that gather around them.
The emblematic also shares much with the moral fixities of character writing, but there is nothing about Theophrastus here: a pity in that the famous New Year 1600 marzipan plates from Knole in this genre (now in the V&A) are a splendid example of the various kinds of referent that Bath also notes in emblem literature.
Retallack's project is to re-energize the potential of the literary feminine not merely as subversion but as a refusal of centers, fixities and frames - and to reclaim for a specifically female canon of poets, from Cha to Carla Harryman and Tina Darragh (and looking back to Gertrude Stein and Mina Loy) the literary location of this newly found energy.
And when "nostalgic fixities" are lost and everything is up for grabs, my guess is that men will grab it all.
Thirdly, a result based on the ||Epsilon~.sub.CY~ elasticity can be used to interpret equation (2) further: |Delta~ ln C/|Delta~ ln Y = (|Delta~C/|Delta~Y)Y/C = MC/AC differs from one if either nonconstant returns (long run fixities) or short run fixities exist.
Conditions (finalities, modes of being), which are static, structural, and knowable, are the source of fixities. The Dunamis is a "primary pulsating ground."
The aim of the exhibition, Poshyananda writes in the show's excellent catalogue, is "to link the overlapping issues of nationalism, postcolonialism, gender, race and ethnicity evident in contemporary Asian art." To this end, it seeks to "to reveal aspects of cultures in transition that may shift stereotypes and fixities of 'Otherness.'" The Asia Society's catalogue cover and the show's virtual logo is thus Chatchai Puipia's Siamese Smile, 1995, a grizzly self-portrait of an overblown yellow face whose demented, Big Brother look is intended to destroy the notion of Thailand promoted by the tourist board as "The Land of Smiles." Thailand, Poshyananda explains, is no longer dreamy Siam but rather a hell on earth devastated by AIDS, political corruption, and pollution.