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

 

adhesion

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ədˈhiːʒn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ədˈhiːʒn//
 
[uncountable] (specialist)
 
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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