Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being glutinous; viscosity; viscidity; tenacity; glutinosity.

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

  • noun The quality of being glutinous.

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

  • noun The quality of being glutinous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the property of having a viscosity like jelly

Etymologies

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glutinous +‎ -ness

Examples

  • The jin dui that he makes, for instance, may have a different filling, but it has the tradition of glutinousness or stickiness in many Chinese delicacies.

    American Chinatown

  • The jin dui that he makes, for instance, may have a different filling, but it has the tradition of glutinousness or stickiness in many Chinese delicacies.

    American Chinatown

  • The jin dui that he makes, for instance, may have a different filling, but it has the tradition of glutinousness or stickiness in many Chinese delicacies.

    American Chinatown

  • The jin dui that he makes, for instance, may have a different filling, but it has the tradition of glutinousness or stickiness in many Chinese delicacies.

    American Chinatown

  • The jin dui that he makes, for instance, may have a different filling, but it has the tradition of glutinousness or stickiness in many Chinese delicacies.

    American Chinatown

  • Moreover, a great many eatable objects have hardly any taste of their own, properly speaking, but only a feeling of softness, or hardness, or glutinousness in the mouth, mainly observed in the act of chewing them.

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  • But the reason of it seems plain, for being to move to and fro after that manner which they do, by waving onely, or wrigling their body; the tenacity, or glutinousness, and the density or resistance of the fluid _medium_ becomes so exceeding sensible to their extremely minute bodies, that it is to me indeed a greater wonder that they move them so fast as they do, then that they move them no faster.

    Micrographia Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon

  • Particles, included in those bubbles, by the losing of their agitation, by the decrease of the Heat, lose also most part of their Spring and Expansive power; it follows (the withdrawing of the heat being very sudden) that the parts must be left in a very loose Texture, and by reason of the implication of the parts one about another, which from their sluggishnes and glutinousness I suppose to be much after the manner of the sticks in a

    Micrographia Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon

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