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adhesive

adhesive


ad·he·sive  (d-hsv, -zv)
adj.
1. Tending to adhere; sticky.
2. Gummed so as to adhere.
3. Tending to persist; difficult if not impossible to shake off: He feels an adhesive dread, a sudden acquaintance with the . . . darker side of mankind (George F. Will).
n.
A substance, such as paste or cement, that provides or promotes adhesion.

ad·hesive·ly adv.
ad·hesive·ness n.

adhesive [ədˈhiːsɪv]
adj
1. able or designed to adhere; sticky adhesive tape
2. tenacious or clinging
n
a substance used for sticking objects together, such as glue, cement, or paste
adhesively  adv
adhesiveness  n

adhesive  (d-hsv)
Noun
A substance, such as paste or cement, that causes two surfaces to stick together. Adhesives are made of gelatin or other substances, such as epoxy, resin, or polyethylene.
Adjective
Relating to adhesion.


adhesive  /dhisv/  adj. able to stick or join s.t. to s.t. else: I used adhesive tape to stick a note on the door.
n. a substance that sticks: Glue is an adhesive. adhesive

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