1. fixative

noun. ['ˈfɪksətɪv'] a varnish dissolved in alcohol and sprayed over pictures to prevent smudging.

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Words that Rhyme with Fixative

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  • adjective
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Example sentences of the word fixative

1. Adjective
Spray the leaf after painting with a fixative to preserve the paint.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Pour the scented orris root fixative into the flower blend and mix well.

2. fixative

noun. ['ˈfɪksətɪv'] a compound (such as ethanol or formaldehyde) that fixes tissues and cells for microscopic study.


  • fixing agent