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adhesive

Saltos de línea: ad|he¦sive
Pronunciación: /ədˈhiːsɪv
 
, -zɪv/

Definición de adhesive en inglés:

adjetivo

Able to stick fast to a surface or object; sticky: an adhesive label
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Now the average consumer can forget about toying with adhesive labels and just print right to the disc.
  • Is that a more courteous and smooth version of adhesive label?
  • The owner places adhesive labels or tags on each item he or she cannot afford to lose.
Sinónimos
British claggy;
Scottish & Northern English clarty
informal gooey, gloopy, cloggy, gungy, icky
North American informal gloppy
rare tenacious, viscoid

sustantivo

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A substance used for sticking objects or materials together; glue: [mass noun]: tile adhesive
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • White glue and tape are adhesives that companies make for people to get things to stick together.
  • Unfortunately, the adhesives that stick the best are also the most difficult to remove.
  • Tissue adhesives, including fibrin glue, are alternative means for attaching conjunctival grafts.
Sinónimos

Origen

late 17th century (in the sense 'tending to adhere or cling to'): from French adhésif, -ive, from the verb adhérer, from Latin adhaerere 'stick to' (see adhere).

Derivados

adhesively

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • Rather than heat-welding balance weights to the shaft, UV FlexBond allows the weights to be adhesively attached and cured by a combination of chemical means and ultra-violet light.
  • Moldings retaining glass panels in openings defined in the door or similar structure are attached to the skins by adhesively fastening the moldings to the skins.
  • Gamma structure composite nonwoven fabric comprising at least two nonwoven webs adhesively bonded by a lightweight adhesive web

adhesiveness

2
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Nitric oxide also inhibits proliferation of smooth muscles, reduces leukocyte adhesiveness, and regulates endothelial permeability, to lipoproteins and other constituents of plasma.
  • This has been suggested to affect cancer cell adhesiveness, which may subsequently have consequences on metastasis.
  • Dextrans can decrease platelet adhesiveness, serum fibrinogen, and other factor levels to cause bleeding.

Words that rhyme with adhesive

cohesive

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