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. fits and starts repeated bursts of activity
  5. fixed charge a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume
  6. fixedness remaining in place
  7. Richard Strauss German composer of many operas
  8. fetal distress an abnormal condition of a fetus
  9. 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
  10. golden stars California plant having grasslike leaves and showy orange flowers
  11. Fred Astaire United States dancer and cinema actor noted for his original and graceful tap dancing (1899-1987)
  12. fixed cost a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume
  13. fixture an object firmly secured in place, especially in a household
  14. foetal distress an abnormal condition of a fetus
  15. giant star a very bright star of large diameter and low density
  16. word stress the distribution of stresses within a polysyllabic word
  17. foxtail grass ground pine thickly covered with bristly leaves
  18. fixed disk a rigid magnetic disk mounted permanently in a drive unit
  19. kick upstairs give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
  20. Texas star prairie herb with solitary lilac-colored flowers