verb (affix, es)
- That which is affixed; an appendage.
- (linguistics) A bound morpheme added to a word"s stem; formerly applied only to suffixes (also called postfixes), the term as now used comprises prefixes, suffixes, infixes, circumfixes, and suprafixes.
- (mathematics) The complex number <math>a+bi</math> associated to the point in the Gauss Plane with coordinates <math>(a,b)</math>.
Etymology: From (1533) affixare, frequentative of affigere (past participle affixus), from ad- + figere.
- To attach.
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