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adhesion

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishadhesionad‧he‧sion /ədˈhiːʒən/ noun  1 [uncountable] when something sticks to something else2 [countable] medical a piece of tissue (=skin) that grows around a cut or diseased area
Examples from the Corpus
adhesionHe adds that the line between accession and adhesion is poorly defined.An alternative might be interference with bacterial adhesion by pathogenic Escherichia coli, which have abnormal adherence in ulcerative colitis.The Vibram sole unit could do with a little more rigidity for scrambling, but provides good adhesion for walking on all surfaces.I was impressed by the good adhesion and grip of the Vibram soles, performing well even in wet and slippery conditions.The adhesion science and technology chapter includes adhesives and coatings, of course, but is mainly concerned with metal surface analysis.
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