Adhesive

Definition of Adhesive

Ad`he´sive
a.1.Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances.
2.Apt or tending to adhere; clinging.
Adhesive attraction
(Physics) See Attraction
Adhesive inflammation
(Surg.) that kind of inflammation which terminates in the reunion of divided parts without suppuration.
Adhesive plaster
a sticking; a plaster containing resin, wax, litharge, and olive oil.

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