1. To set; to fasten or fix by piercing or thrusting in; as, to infix a sting, spear, or dart. "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.

Origin: L. Infixus, p.p of infigere to infix; pref. In- in + figere to fix: cf. F. Infixer. See Fix.

(01 Mar 1998)

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