1. [syn: adhesiveness, adhesion, adherence, bond]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Adhesiveness \Ad*he"sive*ness\, n.
1. The quality of sticking or adhering; stickiness; tenacity
2. (Phren.) Propensity to form and maintain attachments to
persons, and to promote social intercourse.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or
the joining of surfaces of different composition; "the
mutual adhesiveness of cells"; "a heated hydraulic press
was required for adhesion" [syn: adhesiveness,
adhesion, adherence, bond]