adhesive

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adhesive ad·he·sive (ād-hē'sĭv, -zĭv)
adj.

  1. Tending to adhere; sticky.

  2. Of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an adhesion.

n.
A substance that adheres to a surface or causes adherence between surfaces.
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