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The assets of a business including land, buildings, machinery, and all equipment permanently employed.

Fixed Asset

An asset with a long-term useful life that a company uses to make its products or provide its services. Strictly speaking, a fixed asset is any asset that the company does not expect to sell for at least a year, but the term often refers to assets a company expects to have indefinitely. Common examples of fixed assets are real estate and factories, which a company holds for long periods of time.


large items of capital such as a PRODUCTION LINE or furnace used in production. See MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, CAPITAL STOCK, FIXED ASSET.
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Clearfield also provides a complete line of fiber and copper assemblies for inside plant and outside plant environments.
Our customers have recognized that a common platform, optimized for the deployment requirements of the inside plant, outside plant and access network, is crucial to lowering their operational costs associated with labor and installation.
Deering and Robert Pruitt, a professor of botany and plant pathology, said finding pathogens inside plants has been challenging because tests require slicing off pieces of the plants, which can move the bacteria from the outside to the inside or vice versa.
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IT'S one of the great ironies of gardening that the very minute the weather hots up outside it's the inside plants that need your green fingers.
Eelworms are tiny, threadlike roundworms that live as parasites inside plants, sometimes causing huge losses to farmers.
Its new engineering services division in the city will provide ''lift and shift'' equipment for factories - transporting heavy machinery inside plants and from site to site.