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Adhesive Agent

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Definition of the noun adhesive agent

What does adhesive agent mean as a name of something?


  1. a substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonyms of adhesive agent: adhesive / adhesive material
    • more generic words: material / stuff = the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    • more specific terms:
      • birdlime / lime = a sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds
      • spirit gum = an adhesive solution made of gum and ether and used to attach false hair to skin
      • binder = something used to bind separate particles together or facilitate adhesion to a surface
      • cement = something that hardens to act as adhesive material
      • library paste / paste = an adhesive made from water and flour or starch
      • rubber cement = an adhesive made by dissolving unvulcanized rubber in a solvent like benzene or naphtha
    • substance: epoxy resin / epoxy glue / epoxy = a thermosetting resin

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adhesive Agent

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Automotive Engineering (2015)

by David Crolla

C om ponent 1 C om ponent 2 Adhesive agent © Wiley-VCH.) by the bonding of components (Schindel-Bidinelli and Gutherz, 1998). Adhesion. Component 1 Adhesive agent Chemical adhesion Chemisorption Component 2 covalent forces .

Google previewChemical Tradename Dictionary (1997)

by Michael Ash, Irene Ash

Chemically modified polyolefins with anhydride functionality; compatibilizer for polymer blends and alloys, coupling agent in reinforced and filled polymers, adhesive agent for bonding polyolefins to various substrates. Uniterge.

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

adhesive agent, an adhesive material that causes material such as herbicide sprays to stick to the parts of a plant that are sprayed. ADI. acceptable daily ...

Google previewLeung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients (2011)

Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed

astringent, and expectorant; in vaporizer fluids for inhalation to relieve respiratory discomforts; in Compound Benzoin Tincture, which is widely used as a skin protectant or topical adhesive agent; and as an antiseptic and styptic onsmall cuts.

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

adhesive agent to create a retentive micromechanical bond to tooth structure. composite n. See RESIN COMPOSITE. compound n. See IMPRESSION COMPOUND. computeraided design/computeraided manufacture (CAD/CAM) The ...

Google previewA New Medical Dictionary (1890)

Including All the Words and Phrases Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions. Based on Recent Medical Literature by George Milbry Gould

The adhesive agent of postage stamps and gummed labels. Dex'trose. See Sugar and Glucose. Diabe'tes (iia, through, paint, to pass). The common name for diabetes mellitus. D. Insipidus, a disease with many of the symptoms of diabetes ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

Three women had motor polyneuropathy following industrial exposure to an adhesive agent containing 80.4% nhexane. In the nerves, therewere polymorphous changes inthe myelin sheathsand axonsoflarge diameter fibers. Musclesshowed ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Substances and Their Effects: K-N (1999)

by S. Gangolli

3% adhesive agent was tested in o" rabbits for both primary and cumulative skin irritations. In the primary test hardly any irritation occurred and no irritation occurred in the cumulative test (5). Sensitisation In photopatch tests for skin ...

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