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What does "Adhesion" mean?


(n.) Adherence; steady or firm attachment; fidelity; as, adhesion to error, to a policy (n.) Agreement to adhere; concurrence; assent (n.) The action of sticking; the state of being attached; intimate union; as, the adhesion of glue, or of parts united by growth, cement, or the like (n.) The molecular attraction exerted between bodies in contact. See Cohesion (n.) The union of parts which are separate in other plants, or in younger states of the same plant (n.) Union of surface, normally separate, by the formation of new tissue resulting from an inflammatory process

Synonyms bond, adherence, adhesiveness

Word Family adhesions