Infix

Definition of Infix

In`fix´
v. t.1.To set; to fasten or fix by piercing or thrusting in; as, to infix a sting, spear, or dart.
[imp. & p. p. Infixed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Infixing.]
The fatal dart a ready passage found,
And deep within her heart infixed the wound.
- Dryden.
2.To implant or fix; to instill; to inculcate, as principles, thoughts, or instructions; as, to infix good principles in the mind, or ideas in the memory.
n.1.Something infixed.
2.(Grammar) An element that is inserted into the body of an elemt which it threby modifies, as a letter within a word.

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