adhesive ad·he·sive (ād-hē'sĭv, -zĭv)
Tending to adhere; sticky.
Of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an adhesion.
|adhesive (ād-hē'sĭv) Pronunciation Key
Noun A substance, such as paste or cement, that causes two surfaces to stick together. Adhesives are made of gelatin or other substances, such as epoxy, resin, or polyethylene.
Adjective Relating to adhesion.