Agglutinating
Agglutinate Ag*glu"ti*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Agglutinated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Agglutinating}.] [L. agglutinatus, p. p. of agglutinare to glue or cement to a thing; ad + glutinare to glue; gluten glue. See {Glue}.] To unite, or cause to adhere, as with glue or other viscous substance; to unite by causing an adhesion of substances. [1913 Webster]

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