sticky

  • 161sticky bun — noun Date: 1974 a spiral shaped cinnamon roll topped with melted brown sugar and butter …

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  • 162sticky wicket — noun Date: 1882 a difficult or delicate problem or situation …

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  • 163sticky ends — The short stretches of single stranded DNA produced by cutting DNA with restriction endonucleases whose site of cleavage is not at the axis of symmetry. The cut generates two complementary sequences that will hybridize (stick) to one another or… …

    Dictionary of molecular biology

  • 164sticky bun — Chiefly Northern and Western U.S. See honey bun (def. 1). * * * …

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  • 165sticky end — Genetics, Biotech. a single stranded end of DNA or RNA having a nucleotide base sequence complementary to that of another strand, enabling the two strands to be connected by base pairing: produced in the laboratory with the use of restriction… …

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  • 166Sticky Note — Trademark. a usually small piece of paper with an adhesive strip on the back that allows it to adhere to surfaces and be repositioned with ease. * * * …

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  • 167sticky tape — noun adhesive tape, Sellotape …

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  • 168sticky bit — noun a) A fault in a digital circuit, where a signal does not change as expected, but remains always in one state. b) A bit in an inode indicating that an executable program should be kept in memory after it terminates …

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  • 169sticky wicket — noun a) a pitch that has become wet because of rain and therefore on which the ball bounces unpredictably b) a difficult or unpredictable situation …

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  • 170sticky bun — noun a) A bun with a coating of melted sugar on top. b) Alternative name of slippery jack, a mushroom of the genus Suillus …

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  • 171sticky rice — noun A variety of short grain rice popular in South and East Asia, known for its stickiness when cooked. Syn: glutinous rice …

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  • 172sticky-note — noun A small sheet of paper from a padded stack. Each sheet of the pad has a strip of weak easy release non permanent adhesive on the reverse for temporary attachment to a document or to other materials. Syn: post it note …

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  • 173sticky deal — A new securities issue that may be difficult to sell because of problems in the market or underlying problems with the corporation. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …

    Financial and business terms

  • 174sticky wicket — Synonyms and related words: bind, clutch, complication, crunch, embarrassing position, embarrassment, fine how do you do, hell to pay, hobble, hot water, how do you do, imbroglio, jam, mess, mix, morass, parlous straits, pass, pickle, pinch,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 175sticky toffee — Cockney Rhyming Slang Coffee …

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  • 176sticky beak — Australian English Nosy person …

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  • 177sticky-beak — vb Australian to poke one s nose into other people s affairs. A back formation from the noun …

    Contemporary slang

  • 178sticky-fingered —    thieving    Other people s property adheres to the fingers.    Usually of embezzlement or chance pilfering …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 179sticky-fingered — adjective informal given to stealing …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 180sticky biscuit — Noun. A sex game whereby a biscuit (cookie) is placed centrally between a circle of masturbating males. The last male to ejaculate, over the biscuit, is obliged to eat it …

    English slang and colloquialisms