Adhesive is defined as something that is sticky.(adjective)
An example of something adhesive is paste.
The definition of adhesive is a substance that sticks to something.(noun)
An example of an adhesive is tape.
See adhesive in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr adhésif < L adhaesus, pp. of adhaerere: see adhere
See adhesive in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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