adhesive agent

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n adhesive agent a substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
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Usage

In literature:

Above all, adhesive and oily agents (molasses, sugar, fats) are to be avoided, as only adding to the irritation.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
Much glue is converted into "size," which is a weak gel used as a filling rather than as an adhesive agent.
"Animal Proteins" by Hugh Garner Bennett
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In news:

It affects twice as many women as men, and common causes include plants, metal, rubber, latex, cosmetics, fragrances, fabrics, solvents, cleaning agents, soaps, shampoos, foods, preservatives, food coloring, and adhesives.
Pigment -printed fabrics are created by mixing a powdered coloring agent ( pigment ) and an adhesive binding agent to the surface of a fabric using a variety of printing techniques.
Given all that, here's one dish to beef up the " Entrees and main dishes" section of Lian's cookbook project (though it doesn't involve any adhesive agent).
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