• WordNet 3.6
    • n affixation the act of attaching or affixing something
    • n affixation formation of a word by means of an affix
    • n affixation the result of adding an affix to a root word
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n affixation The act of affixing, attaching, or appending; affixion.
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In literature:

Methinks he must have been grievously tempted to affix the other end of the rope to some convenient beam or bough.
"Twice Told Tales" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
At the end I have hereunto affixed my seal, in witness of the truth.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume VIII (of 55), 1591-1593" by Emma Helen Blair
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.
"Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by Theodore Roosevelt
Each is affixed to the pod by means of a slight network of threads of coagulated albumen.
"A Book of Exposition" by Homer Heath Nugent
To these beams are affixed the cross pieces that form the openwork sides.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 455, September 20, 1884" by Various
They are merely the artificial representatives of those ideas affixed to them by compact or agreement among those who use them.
"English Grammar in Familiar Lectures" by Samuel Kirkham
I have determined, in conducting my argument, to affix to them in each case the lowest proposed antiquity.
"Primitive Christian Worship" by James Endell Tyler
The affix la signifies 'abode.
"Custom and Myth" by Andrew Lang
Two terminals, b, are affixed to the lamp socket.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 483, April 4, 1885" by Various
He affixed his signature to the above.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898" by E. H. Blair
Therefore the following persons have affixed their signatures.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898" by E. H. Blair
The Countess had the date 1734 affixed to the wing erected under her auspices.
"The Portland Peerage Romance" by Charles J. Archard
But before the seal was affixed Redmond's manifesto to the Irish people was in all the newspapers.
"John Redmond's Last Years" by Stephen Gwynn
Of course, only one stamp can be affixed in a space.
"Amusements in Mathematics" by Henry Ernest Dudeney
In short, do we not remember the amusing distich, affixed at the time to the gate of the Cemetery of St.
"Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men" by Francois Arago
That colony has as yet affixed no boundary to the westward.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Affixing fresh rockets to the outside of the Moonship's hull alone called for long hours in space suits.
"Space Tug" by Murray Leinster
Each spring and tongue is connected with terminals affixed to the base of the apparatus.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 365, December 30, 1882" by Various
Precious gems showed the stars, affixed to the dome.
"The Sky Is Falling" by Lester del Rey
These he affixed to posts and buildings in conspicuous places.
"The Belgians to the Front" by Colonel James Fiske

In poetry:

Then toward our fundamental laws
They bent their hearts in zealous toil,
And thereunto affixed a clause
Which banished slavery from our soil.
"The Triumph Of Liberty" by James Madison Bell

In news:

With 1-m electrical cable affixed with a moisture protective sheath over the potentiometer.
A proposed aluminum or cast iron jaw that can be affixed to an axillary jaw wood and be placed in between the vises parallel jaws.
In both cases, a man described as white, about 40 years old, bald, 6 feet tall, 200 pounds and wearing glasses, was seen walking into dressing room areas and putting his foot with the camera affixed to a sneaker under fitting room walls.
Often affixed to a hunter's duck-call lanyard, these small metal rings taken from fallen waterfowl are a testament to hunting prowess and a symbol of conservation efforts between hunters and wildlife agencies.
MENLO PARK, Calif — Inside Facebook's headquarters, a red-and-white poster affixed to a wall asks bluntly: "What Could Go Wrong.".
This guide focuses on frame systems and procedures for affixing screen mesh to the frames and discusses the benefits and drawbacks of each.
One of the methods revolved around using Loctite Super Glue Gel to affix a 2 ½-inch Z-Man ZinkerZ to the jig.
On Rewrite, one of 10 songs on So Beautiful or So What, the singer enlists a West African stringed kora, a djembe drum and, affixed to the end of certain guitar notes, the faint grunts of wildebeests.
A plaque commemorating the event is now affixed to the church's exterior front wall, and the clock chimes have continued on schedule, dictating the hours of the day, starting at 6 am every morning.
The seal was affixed to the blockade proclamation announced that day, effectively declaring war on the Confederacy .
Called "transient electronics," these devices can be subtly affixed, or implanted, before disappearing within a set period of time.
Two houses in other parts of the Rockaways were also demolished in recent days with a grappler — a huge attachment affixed to a backhoe or bulldozer that looks like a set of steel dinosaur jaws and takes bites out of buildings.
Companies looking to affix a fair trade label to their products go to an independent third party, such as FTUSA or Fairtrade International, to get certification that their products are coming from sources that meet certain standards.
Ben whistled, hands folded, gaze affixed to elsewhere.
Affix stickers to handwritten thank-you notes or envelopes.

In science:

Altogether 72 (seventy two) affixes are listed in Manipuri out of which 11 (eleven) are prefixes and 61 (sixty one) are suffixes.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
In case of partial reduplication the second word carries some part of the first word as an affix to the second word, either as a suffix or a prefix.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
Two file, prefixes_list and suffixes_list are created for prefixes and suffixes of Manipuri. In order to test the system another testing file, test_file is used. The prefixes and suffixes are removed in an iterative approach as shown in the algorithm 3 and algorithm 4 until all the affixes are removed.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
Vierordt affixed a feather on the head of his subjects above of which was a sheet covered with lampblack (fine soot).
Review of Nonlinear Methods and Modelling
Ci=radical, Vi=vowel, A=verbal affix, and X 6= +.
Computing Prosodic Morphology
Ci=radical, Vi=vowel, A=verbal affix, and X 6= +.
Computing Prosodic Morphology
There is a small pointer affixed to one of the mirrors, and the central fringe position i s visually measured relative to it, in tenths of a frin ge width.
An Explanation of Dayton Miller's Anomalous "Ether Drift" Result
In this paper, we assume two coordinate systems: one whose origin is affixed to the iso of the cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) and the other one whose origin is placed at the linac’s iso.
Three Dimensional Expansion of Margins for Single-fraction Treatments: Stereotactic Radiosurgery Brain Cases