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ad·he·sive

 (ăd-hē′sĭv, -zĭv)
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·he′sive·ly adv.
ad·he′sive·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
adˈhesively adv
adˈhesiveness n

ad•he•sive

(ædˈhi sɪv, -zɪv)

adj.
1. coated with glue, mastic, or other sticky substance: adhesive bandages.
2. tending to adhere; sticking fast; clinging.
n.
3. a substance that causes something to adhere, as glue.
5. a postage or revenue stamp with a gummed back.
[1660–70]
ad•he′sive•ly, adv.
ad•he′sive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adhesive - a substance that unites or bonds surfaces togetheradhesive - a substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
birdlime, lime - a sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds
spirit gum - an adhesive solution made of gum and ether and used to attach false hair to skin
binder - something used to bind separate particles together or facilitate adhesion to a surface
cement - something that hardens to act as adhesive material
library paste, paste - an adhesive made from water and flour or starch; used on paper and paperboard
rubber cement - an adhesive made by dissolving unvulcanized rubber in a solvent like benzene or naphtha
epoxy, epoxy glue, epoxy resin - a thermosetting resin; used chiefly in strong adhesives and coatings and laminates
Adj.1.adhesive - tending to adhereadhesive - tending to adhere      
nonadhesive - not tending to adhere

adhesive

noun
1. glue, cement, gum, paste, mucilage Glue the mirror in with a strong adhesive.

adhesive

adjective
Having the property of adhering:
Translations
دَبِق، لَصُوق، لَزِجمَادَّة لَاصِقَه
lepidlolepivýpřilnavý
klæbemiddelklæbendeklisterklister-lim
ragasztó
límlím-
priľnavý
yapışkanyapıştırıcı madde

adhesive

[ədˈhiːzɪv]
A. ADJadhesivo
B. Nadhesivo m, pegamento m
C. CPD adhesive plaster Nesparadrapo m
adhesive tape N (= stationery) → cinta f adhesiva, Scotch ® m, celo m (Med) → esparadrapo m

adhesive

[ədˈhiːsɪv]
adjadhésif/ive
n (= glue) → adhésif madhesive tape nruban m adhésif, scotch® m
a bit of adhesive tape → un morceau de ruban adhésif

adhesive

nKlebstoff m
adjhaftend; (more firmly) → klebend; to be highly/not very adhesivesehr/nicht gut haften/kleben; adhesive labelHaftetikett nt; adhesive plasterHeftpflaster nt; adhesive strength/powersAdhäsionskraft f; (of glue)Klebekraft f

adhesive

[ədˈhiːzɪv]
1. adjadesivo/a
adhesive tape (Brit, YYY) (for parcels) → nastro adesivo (Am) (Med) → cerotto adesivo
2. nadesivo

adhesion

(ədˈhiːʒən) noun
the act or quality of adhering (to).
adˈhesive (-siv) adjective
able to adhere; sticky. adhesive tape.
noun
a substance which makes things stick. The tiles would not stick as he was using the wrong adhesive.

ad·he·sive

n. adhesivo, tela adhesiva;
___ stripsesparadrapo;
a.
___ intestinal obstructionobstrucción intestinal adhesiva.

adhesive

adj & n adhesivo