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noun as in holding fast

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Animals that use dry adhesion can stick and unstick to surfaces easily.

They can usually be brushed or vacuumed to restore adhesion.

People with Duchenne muscular dystrophy have a mutation in that protein that prevents proper adhesion, which means their muscles may contract just fine, they just can’t exert much of a force on the tendons.

While that combo seems like it would result in better screen adhesion than most smartphones, the methodology actually didn't fare well on the Pixel 5, as users complained about uneven panel gaps.

“You can control the adhesion,” notes Han, who wasn’t involved in the study.

Mr. Asquith evidently has given in his adhesion to the new system of "colour adjectives."

With the Restoration the Marshal at once accepted the change of government and gave his adhesion to the Bourbons.

The adhesion to the clearing circulation is at once requested by the Post Office, of adherents to the cheque service.

When you want to use it, mix the Roe with a little wheaten flour and gum water, to cause adhesion to the hook.

The distant colonies of the crown of Castile, in America and the Indies, sent in their adhesion.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to adhesion, such as: adherence, adhesiveness, attachment, bond, cling, and grip.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.