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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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adhesivead‧he‧sive /ədˈhiːsɪv/ noun [countable, uncountable]  TSTICKa substance such as glue that you use to stick two things together waterproof adhesiveadhesive adjective adhesive tape
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adhesiveBut a senior law enforcement source said Monday the residue is an adhesive used to bind plastic parts in airplanes.You may even want to use a little construction adhesive under the top row to hold the blocks down.Borden has added a new grade to its range of bottle labelling adhesives.Once you have dismantled all the loose joints, carefully remove all traces of the old adhesive.Good bonding with reliable adhesives also makes for a good leak-free join.It is applied using a special adhesive.Whether you are using glue or egg white, the adhesive is always applied in the same manner.Such joints are said to pass most of the tests in the specifications for wood adhesives.
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