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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition..

Usage examples (31)
  • This is a result of poor adhesion of the coating
  • I really would like to see more legal discussion about the force and obligations possible in a one sided is it called adhesion? contract.
  • This is the basis of the most fundamental DPM, cell adhesion, which is the sine-qua-non of multicellularity.
  • "Unless you use suction cups, which are kind of slow and inefficient, the other solution out there is to use dry adhesion, which is the technique the gecko uses,"... for more
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