1. [syn: plaster, adhesive plaster, sticking plaster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Adhesive \Ad*he"sive\, a. [Cf. F. adh['e]sif.]
1. Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances.
2. Apt or tending to adhere; clinging. --Thomson.
Adhesive attraction. (Physics) See Attraction.
Adhesive inflammation (Surg.), that kind of inflammation
which terminates in the reunion of divided parts without
Adhesive plaster, a sticking; a plaster containing resin,
wax, litharge, and olive oil.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: adhesive tape used in dressing wounds [syn: plaster,
adhesive plaster, sticking plaster]