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See definition of adhesiveness on Dictionary.com
  • as instickiness
  • as inviscosity
  • as inglutinousness
  • as inviscidity
  • as inadhesion

synonyms for adhesiveness

  • adhesion
  • fusion
  • gumminess
  • grip
  • attachment
  • cling
  • adherence
  • bond
  • stickiness
  • sticking
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How to use adhesiveness in a sentence

I mention this incident to give an idea of the adhesiveness of the glue used in the construction of Swifts' nests.
BIRD LORE, VOLUME I--1899VARIOUS
Though the root-meaning seems rather that of clamminess or adhesiveness, as found in Sansc.
THE RIVER-NAMES OF EUROPEROBERT FERGUSON
The true location of acquisitiveness is anterior to combativeness, and lower than adhesiveness.
BUCHANAN'S JOURNAL OF MAN, OCTOBER 1887VARIOUS
When done it should not be at all watery, nor yet dry, but have sufficient adhesiveness to stand well on a dish or buttered toast.
THE WHITEHOUSE COOKBOOK (1887)MRS. F.L. GILLETTE
The best lubricant, as a rule, is that having the least viscosity combined with the greatest adhesiveness.
FRICTION, LUBRICATION AND THE LUBRICANTS IN HOROLOGYWILLIAM T. LEWIS
None of these locations would be called erroneous, the most incorrect of all being Adhesiveness, located a little too high.
BUCHANAN'S JOURNAL OF MAN, DECEMBER 1887VARIOUS
But there is a strong adhesiveness, mingled with timidity, in some men, which helps to keep them down.
HOME-LIFE OF THE LANCASHIRE FACTORY FOLK DURING THE COTTON FAMINEEDWIN WAUGH
Secretiveness shows opacity, while Combativeness shows intense activity which extends into Adhesiveness and cautiousness.
BUCHANAN'S JOURNAL OF MAN, AUGUST 1887VARIOUS
Linseed oils, raw and boiled, which are used to give consistency, adhesiveness and also elasticity to the coat when dry.
HANDWORK IN WOODWILLIAM NOYES
Adhesiveness seems to be the head and front, the bones and the blood, of their creed.
THE WIT AND HUMOR OF AMERICA, VOLUME IV. (OF X.)VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ADHESIVENESS

  • adherence
  • adhesiveness
  • attachment
  • bond
  • cling
  • grip
  • stickiness
  • sticking
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