from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In bacterial., same as agglutinating substance.
  • Uniting as glue; tending to cause adhesion.
  • noun Any viscous substance which agglutinates or unites other substances by causing adhesion; any application which causes bodies to adhere together.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Uniting, as glue; causing, or tending to cause, adhesion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Uniting, as glue; causing, or tending to cause, adhesion.
  • noun Any viscous substance which causes agglutination


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