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static cling

the adhering of clothing to other clothing or a person's body, caused by an accumulation of static electricity in the materials, especially those containing synthetic fibers. Unabridged
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  • Perhaps because dry armpits sometimes build up static cling.
  • static cling is a serious problem when using plastic bags and you will likely lose sample if they are used.
Contemporary definitions for static cling

the property or state of a material charged with static electricity sticking to another material's 21st Century Lexicon
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