Of the function or role of an affix

Prefixes, suffixes, and infixes are all affixing particles.

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  • Affixing — Affix Af*fix , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Affixed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Affixing}.] [LL. affixare, L. affixus, p. p. of affigere to fasten to; ad + figere to fasten: cf. OE. affichen, F. afficher, ultimately fr. L. affigere. See {Fix}.] 1. To subjoin,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • affixing — af·fix || É™ fɪks n. addition, attachment; syllable which changes a word s meaning (i.e. prefix or suffix) v. attach; add; combine …   English contemporary dictionary

  • affixing — Securely attached …   Black's law dictionary

  • affixing — Securely attached …   Black's law dictionary

  • affixing — …   Useful english dictionary

  • affixing a seal — n. attaching a seal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mislabeling — Affixing to an article offered for sale a label which is false or misleading in such particular as to deceive the public in reference to the weight, quantity, or measure of the article. 56 Am J1st Wts & L § 64. Affixing to a package of food a… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • tagging —    Affixing a metal tag bearing a cave number near its entrance, normally by means of rock drill and a small nail [25] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • sealing up — Affixing a seal, usually a metal seal, to the door of a building or the cover of a container in such position that the seal must be broken in order to open the door or raise the cover. An act of dominion over a safe sufficient to perfect a levy… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • stamping — Affixing stamps, such as postage stamps, or revenue stamps, as required. Making a mark or impression with a stamp …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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