Sticking+fast

  • 1 Sticking — Stick ing, a. & n. from {Stick}, v. [1913 Webster] {Sticking piece}, a piece of beef cut from the neck. [Eng.] {Sticking place}, the place where a thing sticks, or remains fast; sticking point. [1913 Webster] But screw your courage to the… …

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  • 2 Sticking piece — Sticking Stick ing, a. & n. from {Stick}, v. [1913 Webster] {Sticking piece}, a piece of beef cut from the neck. [Eng.] {Sticking place}, the place where a thing sticks, or remains fast; sticking point. [1913 Webster] But screw your courage to… …

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  • 3 Sticking place — Sticking Stick ing, a. & n. from {Stick}, v. [1913 Webster] {Sticking piece}, a piece of beef cut from the neck. [Eng.] {Sticking place}, the place where a thing sticks, or remains fast; sticking point. [1913 Webster] But screw your courage to… …

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  • 4 Sticking plaster — Sticking Stick ing, a. & n. from {Stick}, v. [1913 Webster] {Sticking piece}, a piece of beef cut from the neck. [Eng.] {Sticking place}, the place where a thing sticks, or remains fast; sticking point. [1913 Webster] But screw your courage to… …

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  • 5 Sticking point — Sticking Stick ing, a. & n. from {Stick}, v. [1913 Webster] {Sticking piece}, a piece of beef cut from the neck. [Eng.] {Sticking place}, the place where a thing sticks, or remains fast; sticking point. [1913 Webster] But screw your courage to… …

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  • 6 sticking place — noun 1. : the place where something stops and sticks fast screw your courage to the sticking place Shakespeare 2. : the place or point in the neck of an animal where the knife is stuck in slaughtering * * * 1. Also called sticking point. the… …

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  • 7 inherent — Occurring as a natural part or consequence; latent imminent; intrinsic. [L. inhaerens, sticking to, adhering] * * * in·her·ent in hir ənt, in her adj involved in the constitution or essential character of something: belonging by nature <the… …

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  • 8 adhesive — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. sticky, gluey, tenacious. n. adherent; glue, cement, etc. See coherence. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. adhering, adherent, sticking, sticky, glutinous, resinous, gummy, viscid, viscous, gluey,… …

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  • 9 adhesive — adj 1. clinging, adhering, sticking fast, tenacious; adhering, gummy, sticky, gummed, smeary, dauby, stringy, ropy; viscid, viscous, glutinous, aggluti nant, agglutinative, mucilaginous. n 2. sticker, label, stamp, Trademark.Scotch tape;… …

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  • 10 adhesive — /ədˈhisɪv / (say uhd heesiv), / ˈhizɪv/ (say heeziv) adjective 1. clinging; tenacious; sticking fast. –noun 2. a substance for sticking things together. –adhesively, adverb –adhesiveness, noun …

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  • 11 Wedge — Wedge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wedged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wedging}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cleave or separate with a wedge or wedges, or as with a wedge; to rive. My heart, as wedged with a sigh, would rive in twain. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To force… …

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  • 12 Wedged — Wedge Wedge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wedged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wedging}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cleave or separate with a wedge or wedges, or as with a wedge; to rive. My heart, as wedged with a sigh, would rive in twain. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …

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  • 13 Wedging — Wedge Wedge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wedged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wedging}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cleave or separate with a wedge or wedges, or as with a wedge; to rive. My heart, as wedged with a sigh, would rive in twain. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …

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  • 14 stickfast — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: from the phrase stick fast 1. : one that sticks or causes to stick firmly 2. : an act of sticking fast …

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  • 15 Loutre River — The Loutre River is a tributary of the Missouri River in the United States. The Loutre River begins as Little Loutre Creek in Audrain County, Missouri, being fed along its path by many very small creeks and streams, and flows into the Missouri… …

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  • 16 First Ostend Raid — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=First Ostend Raid partof=North Sea Operations, First World War caption=Wreckage of HMS Brilliant at Ostend date=23–24 April 1918 place=Ostend, Belgium result=German defences drove off British attackers.… …

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  • 17 adherent — adj. [L. ad, near; haerere, to stick] Referring to being attached, clinging or sticking fast …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 18 adhesive — adhesively, adv. adhesiveness, n. /ad hee siv, ziv/, adj. 1. coated with glue, paste, mastic, or other sticky substance: adhesive bandages. 2. sticking fast; sticky; clinging. 3. Physics. of or pertaining to the molecular force that exists in the …

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  • 19 adherent — 1. adjective a) adhesive, that sticks to something b) that has the quality of clinging or sticking fast to something See Also: adhere, adherence, adhesive, coherent, inherent 2 …

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  • 20 adherent — [əd hɪər(ə)nt] noun someone who supports a particular party, person, or set of ideas. adjective sticking fast to something …

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