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1) adhesion. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...The close physical union of two objects: adherence, bond, cohesion. See CONNECT....

2) adhesion and cohesion. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...adhesion and cohesion, attractive forces between material bodies. A distinction is usually made between an adhesive force, which acts to hold two separate bodies...

3) adhere, cohere, adherence, adhesion, coherence, cohesion, adhesive, cohesive. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...only in its suggestion that the entities in contact stick together. 1 Adherence and adhesion are synonyms meaning a sticking together, but they are not used identically...

4) adhesion. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...especially the macroscopically observable attraction of dissimilar substances. French adhesion, from Latin adhaesio, adhaesion-, from adhaesus, past participle of...

5) adhesion. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...adhesion The molecular (see molecule) attraction that holds the surfaces of two dissimilar substances together. (Compare cohesion.) 1...

6) adsorption. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...adsorption, adhesion of the molecules of liquids, gases, and dissolved substances to the surfaces of solids, as opposed to absorption, in which the molecules actually...

7) cohesion. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...cohesion, see adhesion and cohesion....

8) Orangeman. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A name given by Roman Catholics to the Protestants of Ireland, on account of their adhesion to William III. of the House of Orange; they had been previously called...

9) capillary attraction. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The force that results from greater adhesion of a liquid to a solid surface than internal cohesion of the liquid itself and that causes the liquid to be raised against...

10) agglutination. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. The act or process of agglutinating; adhesion of distinct parts. 2. A clumped mass of material formed by agglutination. Also called agglutinate. 3. Physiology...

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