Synonyms for viscid

Grammar : Adj
Spell : vis-id
Phonetic Transcription : ˈvɪs ɪd

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Définition of viscid

Origin :
  • "sticky," 1610s (implied in viscidity), from Late Latin viscidus, from Latin viscum "mistletoe, birdlime" (see viscous).
  • adj viscous
Example sentences :
  • The stem is soon hollow, two to three inches long, viscid, pallid.
  • Extract from : « The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise » by M. E. Hard
  • Viscid: sticky: covered with a shiny, resinous or greasy matter.
  • Extract from : « Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology » by John. B. Smith
  • These glands secrete a viscid juice at the time of anthesis.
  • Extract from : « A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses » by Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
  • It is only partially soluble in water, forming a viscid mucilage.
  • Extract from : « The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines » by T. H. Pardo de Tavera
  • It whipped about him, soft, sticky, viscid—utterly loathsome.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930 » by Various
  • But then it began to flow again; though not with a viscid and heavy measure.
  • Extract from : « Old Junk » by H. M. Tomlinson
  • The alkali salts have only been obtained as viscid residues.
  • Extract from : « Alcoholic Fermentation » by Arthur Harden
  • The crystalline portion is soluble in alcohol, but the viscid only in ether.
  • Extract from : « A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines » by Andrew Ure
  • The result of the process is a viscid fluid, which is then absorbed.
  • Extract from : « The Action of Medicines in the System » by Frederick William Headland
  • In some the eggs are small or soft, or viscid and adhering in bunches.
  • Extract from : « Elementary Zoology, Second Edition » by Vernon L. Kellogg
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