adhesive definition

  • adjective:
    • maintaining stick; gluey.
    • Gummed in order to adhere.
    • Tending to continue; difficult or even impossible to get rid of: "He seems an adhesive dread, a sudden friend aided by the . . . deeper part of mankind” ( George F. Will Most Likely).
    • Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances.
    • Apt or maintaining adhere; clinging.
    • Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances.
    • Apt or maintaining adhere; clinging.
    • maintaining adhere
  • noun:
    • A substance, such as for instance paste or cement, that delivers or promotes adhesion.
    • A substance, such as for instance glue, providing you with or promotes adhesion.
    • a substance that unites or bonds areas together
  • others:
    • Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances.
    • Figuratively, cleaving or clinging; adhering; remaining affixed; perhaps not deviating from.
    • Gummed; fitted for adhesion: as, adhesive envelops.

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