|1.||[ noun ] the quality of being fixed in place|
|Synonyms:||fixity secureness fixture fixedness|
|Related terms:||immovability lodgment fasten|
|2.||[ noun ] a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens|
"the project advanced with gratifying speed"
|Related terms:||pace haste deceleration acceleration graduality execution_speed travel_rapidly rush accelerate slow fast|
|3.||[ noun ] a strongly fortified defensive structure|
|Related terms:||defensive_structure keep hold blockhouse redoubt bastion|