Definition of adhesion noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ədˈhiːʒn//
; NAmE NAmE//ədˈhiːʒn//
jump to other results
the ability to stick or become attached to something Word Origin late 15th cent.: from French adhésion, from Latin adhaesio(n-), from the verb adhaerere, from ad- ‘to’ + haerere ‘to stick’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: adhesion