"cohesive" Definition

  1. a. Holding the particles of a homogeneous body together; as, cohesive attraction; producing cohesion; as, a cohesive force.
  2. a. Cohering, or sticking together, as in a mass; capable of cohering; tending to cohere; as, cohesive clay.

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Position in dictionary: 18819 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a.,
Words that start with "cohesive": 1
Words that end with "cohesive": 1
Words that contain "cohesive": 1
Next words in dictionary: cohibit, cohibited, cohibiting, cohibition, cohobate
Previous words in dictionary: cohesion, cohesible, cohesibility, cohering, coherently

English Dictionary Definition of cohesive

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