well-fixed


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well fixed

1. Having a large amount of money at one's disposal; very wealthy. Sometimes hyphenated (and always before a noun). They must be pretty well fixed if they can afford multiple trips to Europe like that. You and your family will be well-fixed once you sign this deal.
2. Having enough of what one needs; in a good position. Sometimes hyphenated (and always before a noun). We're pretty well fixed for materials. We just need the manpower to assemble everything. Her campaign is well-fixed to win this election.
See also: fixed, well

well-fixed

and well-heeled
1. mod. rich. His father died and left him pretty well-fixed.
2. and well-healed mod. alcohol intoxicated. You might say he is well-heeled. You might say he’s dead drunk, too.
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An algorithm for the surgical treatment of periprosthetic fractures of the femur around a well-fixed femoral component.
Periprosthetic femoral fractures around well-fixed implants: use of cortical onlay allografts with or without a plate.
He tries to cut welfare in Texas, then at a lordly $188 a month, to get a tax cut for the already well-fixed. (In one instance, things are so awful that the poor must be saved by a temperate last-minute ploy by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison.) Bush doesn't seem to care, constantly trumping himself, spawning anecdotes of duplicity and opportunism that would ruin a pol elsewhere.
Since your median age is 55, perhaps you could draw inspiration from Princeton Project 55, instigated by Ralph Nader to revive civic concern among well-fixed alumni of a similar age.
The well-fixed femoral stem was left in situ using a titanium sleeve on the trunnion with a new ceramic head (KT plate 480010, standard socket liner 44 mm, and alumina ball 28 mm with standard offset; Kyocera, Kyoto, Japan).
reported implantation of standard ceramic heads onto well-fixed stems in 61 cases of revision surgery with no ceramic head fractures after 7 years of follow-up [10].
In the process of removal of a well-fixed stem, the humerus may sustain significant damage.