Adhesion - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ədˈhiːʒn|  American pronunciation of the word adhesion
Brit.  |ədˈhiːʒ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word adhesion

noun

- abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen
- a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures
- the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition(syn: adherence, adhesiveness, bond)

a heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion

- faithful support for a cause or political party or religion(syn: adherence, attachment)

the adhesion of Seville was decisive

Examples

the adhesion of the mud to my shoes

a heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion

the adhesion of Seville was decisive

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