Synonyms for adhesiveness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ad-hee-siv, -ziv
Phonetic Transcription : ædˈhi sɪv, -zɪv

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Définition of adhesiveness

Origin :
  • 1660s, from French adhésif, formed in French from Latin adhaes-, past participle stem of adhaere (see adherent).
  • As in stickiness : noun cohesion
  • As in viscosity : noun stickiness
  • As in glutinousness : noun viscosity
  • As in viscidity : noun viscosity
  • As in adhesion : noun holding fast
Example sentences :
  • Acquisitiveness is an essential trait of aristocracy, and adhesiveness of its perpetuity.
  • Extract from : « The Origin of Man and of his Superstitions » by Carveth Read
  • Directly above Inhabitiveness and Adhesiveness, Continuity is located.
  • Extract from : « The Illustrated Self-Instructor in Phrenology and Physiology » by O. S. Fowler
  • I mention this incident to give an idea of the adhesiveness of the glue used in the construction of Swifts' nests.
  • Extract from : « Bird Lore, Volume I--1899 » by Various
  • A little boiled rice flour improves its adhesiveness for indoor use.
  • Extract from : « The Choctaw Freedmen » by Robert Elliott Flickinger
  • Fipps was a man of cosmopolitan tastes, and he had not the phrenological organs of locality and adhesiveness largely developed.
  • Extract from : « Secret Service or Recollections of a City Detective » by Andrew Forrester
  • To prevent this and to increase its adhesiveness it is sometimes mixed with a little gum.
  • Extract from : « Practical Lithography » by Alfred Seymour
  • Though the root-meaning seems rather that of clamminess or adhesiveness, as found in Sansc.
  • Extract from : « The River-Names of Europe » by Robert Ferguson
  • The true location of acquisitiveness is anterior to combativeness, and lower than adhesiveness.
  • Extract from : « Buchanan's Journal of Man, October 1887 » by Various
  • Secretiveness shows opacity, while Combativeness shows intense activity which extends into Adhesiveness and cautiousness.
  • Extract from : « Buchanan's Journal of Man, August 1887 » by Various
  • Linseed oils, raw and boiled, which are used to give consistency, adhesiveness and also elasticity to the coat when dry.
  • Extract from : « Handwork in Wood » by William Noyes

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