adhesive

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From French adhésif, from Latin as if *adhaesivus, from adhasus, past participle of adhaerere; see adhere.

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adhesive (comparative more adhesive, superlative most adhesive)

  1. Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances.
  2. Apt or tending to adhere; clinging.

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Noun[edit]

adhesive (plural adhesives)

  1. A substance, such as glue, that provides or promotes adhesion.

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