Adhesiveness - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ədˈhiːsɪvnəs|
Brit.  |ədˈhiːsɪvnəs|

noun

- the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition(syn: adherence, adhesion, bond)

the mutual adhesiveness of cells

Examples

Cover the cut with an adhesive bandage.

...walked barefoot through adhesive, clayey mud...

You'll need a strong adhesive to attach the boards.

...prefers postage stamps coated with adhesive so that she doesn't have to do any licking...

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