1. fixed star any star in the Ptolemaic theory of planetary motion
  2. fixed storage (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed
  3. fixed costs a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume
  4. fixed cost a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume
  5. giant star a very bright star of large diameter and low density
  6. fixed disk a rigid magnetic disk mounted permanently in a drive unit
  7. Texas star prairie herb with solitary lilac-colored flowers
  8. Fred Astaire United States dancer and cinema actor noted for his original and graceful tap dancing (1899-1987)
  9. basket star any starfish-like animal of the genera Euryale or Astrophyton or Gorgonocephalus having slender complexly branched interlacing arms radiating from a central disc
  10. First State a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
  11. first estate the clergy in France and the heads of the church in Britain
  12. fixture an object firmly secured in place, especially in a household
  13. first step the first of a series of actions
  14. film star a star who plays leading roles in the cinema
  15. mixed metaphor a combination of two or more metaphors that together produce a ridiculous effect
  16. oxidiser a substance that oxidizes another substance
  17. fixed charge a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume
  18. first strike the initial use of nuclear weapons to attack a country that also has nuclear weapons; considered feasible only when the attacker can destroy the other country's ability to retaliate
  19. industry the action of making of goods and services for sale
  20. lodestar guiding star