# affix

1. Noun.  That which is affixed; an appendage.
2. Noun.  (linguistic morphology) A bound morpheme added to a word’s stem; formerly applied only to suffixes (also called postfixes), the term as now used comprises prefixes, suffixes, infixes, circumfixes, and suprafixes.
3. Noun.  (mathematics) The complex number $a+bi$ associated to the point in the Gauss Plane with coordinates $\left(a,b\right)$.
4. Verb.  To attach.

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