Co*he"sive (?), a.

1.

Holding the particles of a homogeneous body together; as, cohesive attraction; producing cohesion; as, a cohesive force.

2.

Cohering, or sticking together, as in a mass; capable of cohering; tending to cohere; as, cohesive clay.

Cohesive attraction. See under Attraction.

-- Co*he"sive*ly, adv. -- Co*he"sive*ness, n.

 

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