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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun adhesiveness:

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Definition of the noun adhesiveness

What does adhesiveness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adhesivenesses

  1. the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
    • example: the mutual adhesiveness of cells
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonyms of adhesiveness: adherence / adhesion / bond
    • more generic word: stickiness = the property of sticking to a surface

Alternative definition of the noun adhesiveness

noun

  1. The quality of being, or the degree to which a thing is, adhesive.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adhesiveness

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Google previewWater and Sewage Works (1911)

Adhesiveness is the ability of the bitumen to hold the mineral together under stress. Co-hesiveness, or ductility, is the ability of the bitumen to hold its own particles together under stress. The two properties being closely allied, the results of the ...

Google previewAntibodies to Endothelial Cells and Vascular Damage (1993)

by Ricard Cervera, Munther A. A. Khamashta, Graham R. V. Hughes

Leukocyte adhesiveness is a transient process and follows cell activation , ...

Google previewEdinburgh Review, Or, Critical Journal (1826)

are presented to our sight, —and that it is quite reasonable to believe that this faculty acts by a material organ, somewhere on the outside of the brain, but totally apart from the eye : Adhesiveness is a still stronger case, we think, of absurdity.

Google previewMunicipal Engineering (1911)

Adhesiveness is the ability of the bitumen to hold the mineral together under stress. Co-hesiveness, or ductility, is the ability of the bitumen to hold its own particles together under stress. The two properties being closely allied, the results of the ...

Google previewA System of Phrenology (1842)

by George Combe

Adhesiveness is a tendency to associate with our fellow-creatures generally, and the corresponding emotion is love or attachment between friends. This emotion never exists except in combination with a desire to be in the society of the person ...

Google previewWater & Sewage Works (1911)

Adhesiveness is the ability of the bitumen to hold the mineral together under stress. Co-hesiveness, or ductility, is the ability of the bitumen to hold its own particles together under stress. The two properties being closely allied, the results of the ...

Google previewMANUFACTURING PROCESSES (2014)

by RAJEEV KUMAR, MAHESHWAR DAYAL GUPTA

adhesiveness: Adhesiveness is the ability of sand to stick to other bodies. If the moulding sand does not stick to the walls of the moulding box, the whole mould will slip through the box. 6. Collapsibility: Collapsibility is the ability of sand to ...

Google previewComprehensive Manufacturing Practice (2007)

by R. K. Rajput

adhesiveness. The adhesiveness is the property of a sand due to ...

Google previewThe Museum of Foreign Literature and Science (1827)

Adhesiveness is a still stronger case, we think, of absurdity.

Google previewMosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage (2016)

by Sandy Fritz

Adhesiveness is the property of sticking together. An adhesive is any substance applied to the surfaces of materials that binds them together and resists separation. The term adhesive may be used interchangeably with glue. All surfaces ...

Google previewTHE EDINBURGH REVIEW (1826)

Adhesiveness is a still stronger case, we think, of absurdity.

Google previewThe Phrenological Journal and Miscellany (1837)

Adhesiveness is a tendency to associate or congregate with our fellow-creatures, and the corresponding emotion is love or attachment between friends. This emotion never exists except in combination with a desire to be in the society of the ...

Google previewWe are Everywhere (1997)

A Historical Sourcebook of Gay and Lesbian Politics by Mark Blasius, Shane Phelan

Adhesiveness is a phrenological term coined in the nineteenth century, in contrast to "amativeness"; (sexual love yielding reproduction between males and females). The American phrenologist Orson Fowler defined it as "friendship, sociability, ...

Google previewPrinciples of Development (2011)

by Lewis Wolpert, Cheryll Tickle

Cell adhesiveness is the property of cells that causes them to stick together. The effects of a gene are cell-autonomous if they only affect the cell the gene is expressed in. The cell body is the part of a neuron that contains the nucleus, and from ...

Google previewManufacturing Processes (as Per The Uptu New Syllabus) (2010)

by Savita Sharma

The adhesiveness is the property of moulding sand due to which: (a) the sand grains stick together (b) it evolves a great amount of steam and other gases (c) it clings to sides of a moulding box (d) none of the above 8. Green sand is a mixture ...

Google previewThe Platelet and its Disorders (2012)

by B.G. Firkin

Platelet adhesiveness is the ability of platelets to adhere to other cells and/or surfaces, rather than to each other where the term aggregation or agglutination is used. Morphological studies have long emphasized the importance of platelet ...

Google previewHandbook of Hot-dip Galvanization (2011)

by Peter Maaß, Peter Peißker

As experience shows, the adhesiveness of zinc coatings manufactured according to the method of batch galvanizing requires no examination, since sufficient adhesiveness is a typical property of hot-dip galvanized coatings. For research ...

Google previewPlant Engineer's Handbook (2001)

by R. Keith Mobley

In industry, it is used for rolling-mill applications and for the lubrication of cams and other equipment subject to violent oscillation and vibration, where its adhesiveness is an asset. Non-soap thickened greases These are generally reserved for ...

Google previewProfessional Guide to Pathophysiology (2010)

Adhesiveness is the ability of the pathogen to attach to host tissue. Some pathogens secrete a sticky substance that helps them adhere to tissue ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Photography (1858)

by Thomas Sutton, John Worden

The physical characters which vary are the fluidity, smoothness, contractility, adhesiveness ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Stem Cell Research (2015)

by Eric E. Bouhassira

and surface properties (adhesiveness, charge, and surface antigens). Each method of cell purification comes with its own set of advantages as well as limitations. Isopycnic Centrifugation Sorting Isopycnic centrifugation sorting is utilized in ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Bacterial Adhesiveness 67 Name Lept. canicola Lept. hardjo-bovis and Lept. hardjo-prajitno Listeria monocytogenes listeriosis. Mannheimia haemolytica Moraxella bovis Mycobacterium bovis bovine tuberculosis. Myc. avium subspecies ...

Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Walt Whitman (2013)

by J.R. LeMaster, Donald D. Kummings

The “Calamus” poems celebrate adhesiveness and manly love but rarely portray such a relationship at any length. At times, the intensities of feeling the poet celebrates seem more real in memory and imagination than in fact. For example, in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cell Biology (2015)

proposed the differential adhesion hypothesis, which states that differences between intercellular adhesiveness may drive cell sorting, such that cells with weak intercellular adhesiveness ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biblical Literature (1862)

by Kitto, John

We come next to the group of lizards more properly so called, which Hebrew commentators take to be the letaah, a name having some allusion to poison and adhesiveness. The word occurs only once (Lev. 11:30), where Saurians alone ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Four-Volume Set (2005)

by Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice

Follows binge Wernicke-Korsokoff syndrome 10–15 years Anemia 5–10 years Flavonoid antioxidants Elevated HDL lipoprotein Reduced platelet adhesiveness Unknown; higher risk in smoking alcoholics Increases estrogen production Risk ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2H4E1S1I1V4E1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 12-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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