adhesion vs cohesion

adhesion cohesion


  • 1) Persistent attachment or loyalty.
  • 2) medicine An abnormal union of surface by the formation of new tissue resulting from an inflammatory process.
  • 3) An agreement to adhere.
  • 4) The ability of a substance to stick to an unlike substance.
  • 5) Attachment or devotion, as to a religion or belief.
  • 6) A fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures.
  • 7) A condition in which bodily tissues that are normally separate grow together.
  • 8) The process or condition of sticking or staying attached.
  • 9) Physics The physical attraction or joining of two substances, especially the macroscopically observable attraction of dissimilar substances.
  • 10) The action of sticking; the state of being attached; intimate union.
  • 11) (Med.) Union of surface, normally separate, by the formation of new tissue resulting from an inflammatory process.
  • 12) (Physics) The molecular attraction exerted between bodies in contact. See Cohesion.
  • 13) Adherence; steady or firm attachment; fidelity.
  • 14) Agreement to adhere; concurrence; assent.
  • 15) (Bot.) The union of parts which are separate in other plants, or in younger states of the same plant.
  • 16) abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen
  • 17) a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures
  • 18) In physical, molecular attraction exerted between the surfaces of bodies in contact, as between two solids, a solid and a liquid, or a solid and a gas. See extract, and cohesion.
  • 19) Assent; concurrence.
  • 20) That which adheres; accretion.
  • 21) Steady attachment of the mind or feelings; firmness in opinion; adherence: as, an adhesion to vice.
  • 22) The act or state of adhering, or of being united and attached; close connection or association: as, the adhesion of parts united by growth, cement, etc.; inflammatory adhesion of surfaces in disease.
  • 23) In botany, the union of parts normally separate. In pathology, especially in the plural, the adventitious bands or fibers by which inflamed parts have adhered, or are held together. In surgery, the reunion of divided parts by a particular kind of inflammation, called the adhesive. In mech., often used as synonymous with friction (which see).
  • 24) An expression of, or the act by which one expresses, acquiescence in, adherence to, and support of some statement, declaration, or proposal; assent; concurrence.


  • 1) biology Growing together of normally distinct parts of a plant.
  • 2) computing Degree to which different modules in a computing system are functionally dependent on others.
  • 3) linguistics Grammatical or lexical relationship between different parts of the same text.
  • 4) physics, chemistry Various intermolecular forces that hold solids and liquids together.
  • 5) State of cohering, or of working together.
  • 6) Physics The intermolecular attraction by which the elements of a body are held together.
  • 7) The act, process, or condition of cohering.
  • 8) Botany The congenital union of parts of the same kind, such as a calyx of five united sepals.
  • 9) Logical agreement and dependence.
  • 10) The act or state of sticking together; close union.
  • 11) (Physics) That from of attraction by which the particles of a body are united throughout the mass, whether like or unlike; -- distinguished from adhesion, which unites bodies by their adjacent surfaces.
  • 12) (botany) the process in some plants of parts growing together that are usually separate (such as petals)
  • 13) (physics) the intermolecular force that holds together the molecules in a solid or liquid
  • 14) In botany, the congenital union of one part with another.
  • 15) The act or state of cohering, uniting, or sticking together; specifically, in physical, the state in which, or the force by which, the molecules of the same material are bound together, so as to form a continuous homogeneous mass.
  • 16) Connection; dependence; affinity; coherence.


  • 1) It was good to walk without pain again, though she still felt a peculiar internal pulling in her abdomen that might signal an adhesion.
  • 2) Very interesting and surprising case if you are an employment lawyer or a consumer advocate, since it likely permits major employers are retailers of services and goods to the public, like banks and cable companies, to circumvent the risk of class actions entirely by burying arbitration clauses in adhesion contracts, which is what Bazzle eliminated.
  • 3) Under Texas law, a contract of adhesion is a contract that is offered on a take-it-or-leave-it basis to a party who has no bargaining power and no ability to change the terms of the contract.
  • 4) I really would like to see more legal discussion about the force and obligations possible in a one sided is it called adhesion? contract.
  • 5) They were Gentiles, who had given in adhesion to some of the tenets of Judaism.
  • 6) See Williams v. Illinois State Scholarship Comm’n, 139 Ill. 2d 24, 72, 150 Ill.Dec. 578, 563 N. E.2d 465, 487 (1990) “A contract of adhesion is generally found under circumstances in which a party has, in effect, no choice but to accept the contract offered, often where the buyer does not have the opportunity to do comparative shopping or the organization offering the contract has little or no competition.”
  • 7) This is the basis of the most fundamental DPM, cell adhesion, which is the sine-qua-non of multicellularity.
  • 8) Banks are sinking because they are the pooling spots of energy, like an adhesion aka knot in a muscle, it is a traffic jam to flow, the cause of pain and limited range of motion, banks are energetic blockages to the flow of energy, where greed stagnates.
  • 9) The price he was prepared to offer these powers for their adhesion was to be a share in the colonial commerce of England, and the acquisition of some of the French and Spanish colonial dependencies for themselves.
  • 10) One of the first results of his adhesion was the establishment of two classes under the Science and Art Department at South Kensington, and these grew year after year, attended by numbers of young men and women, till in 1883 we had thirteen classes in full swing, as well as Latin, and London University Matriculation classes; all these were taught by Dr. Aveling and pupils that he had trained.
  • 11) "Bi" is the original particle of swearing, a Harf al-jarr (governing the genitive as Bi'lláhi) and suggesting the idea of adhesion: "Wa" (noting union) is its substitute in oath-formulæ and "Ta" takes the place of Wa as
  • 12) ‘Another favorite for secure adhesion on a variety of surfaces is contact cement.’
  • 13) ‘The edge strips were glued in place, held down with sticky tape to ensure good adhesion and left 24 Hrs for the adhesive to fully cure.’
  • 14) ‘When insulation is used in the cavity, foam-board adhesive is applied to the back for adhesion.’
  • 15) ‘He is indued in his flannels; face, arms, and legs, body all being covered, so as nearly to resemble a man in chain armour, from the adhesion of the burrs.’
  • 16) ‘This type of failure occurs when the adhesion of the sealant to the substrate it was applied to fails.’
  • 17) ‘A bonding layer to provide adhesion is required.’
  • 18) ‘In some cases, the adhesive should be allowed to tack sufficiently in order to provide greater adhesion and prevent adhesive bleed through.’
  • 19) ‘This selective texturing alters the surface to provide good adhesion between the tube and the molded or attached components.’
  • 20) ‘The type of binder and amount used affect everything from stain and crack resistance to adhesion.’
  • 21) ‘The strong adhesion that occurs between the bitumen and mineral aggregate enables the bitumen to act as a binder, with the mineral aggregate providing mechanical strength for the road.’
  • 22) ‘Plain material, often paper, is usually applied horizontally and used under wallcoverings to assure a smoother surface and better adhesion.’
  • 23) ‘They will achieve high adhesion on almost any surface.’
  • 24) ‘The product cures in four hours without gassing or pinholes, while exhibiting strong adhesion to the surface.’
  • 25) ‘However, there was a substantial difference in adhesion to collagen-coated plates.’
  • 26) ‘The team's previous research ruled out two other possible forms of adhesion: suction and chemical bonding.’
  • 27) ‘In addition to adhesion based on suction, the rim of the sucker can be bent on each side to enclose and grip thin filaments and sheets.’
  • 28) ‘Paint peeling, blistering and flaking occurs when moisture under a non-breathing film finish destroys the film's adhesion to the wood.’
  • 29) ‘This could allow for adhesion to hooves and fur as well as boots and motorized vehicle tires and suggests a potential for plants to be dispersed outside of floodplains.’
  • 30) ‘Be sure that there is good adhesion to the concrete.’
  • 31) ‘Metal pans eventually rust and lose adhesion to the sealer.’
  • 32) ‘Starting a train from rest with limited power and adhesion of the rear wheels only was always a problem.’
  • 33) ‘Where normal street tyres would be screaming in protest, approaching the very high limit of adhesion in a bend produces chirping noises from the Cup tyres.’
  • 34) ‘A hint of tyre screech indicated we were approaching the limit of adhesion and our heart rates quickened.’
  • 35) ‘Crushed leaves become slippery when wet, and the poor adhesion between wheel and track makes it difficult for trains to slow down and stop.’
  • 36) ‘The Tamora is a car in which to enjoy cross country treks without having to push it to the limits of adhesion.’
  • 37) ‘Extra adhesion comes from the Pirelli Scorpion 305/40 R22 tires.’
  • 38) ‘Everything from gear ratios to damping and adhesion respond as one whole.’
  • 39) ‘It made me realize how road-surface adhesion can change.’
  • 40) ‘To produce grip, a tyre needs a partner - the track surface - to stimulate the mechanisms that generate grip: a tyre's ability to mould itself to surface imperfections and molecular adhesion.’
  • 41) ‘Must be able to produce optimum adhesion to the racing surface and enhance the aerodynamic balance of a racecar at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.’
  • 42) ‘Perhaps a bit ‘floatier’ than the saloon, but that didn't translate at all into fluffy cornering or road adhesion on less-than-good roads.’
  • 43) ‘No more excuses about leaves on the track - this type of adhesion makes it able to move faster over gradients.’
  • 44) ‘Racing appears the most absurd outgrowth of our fascination with the car: drivers hurtle around in circles, at the limits of adhesion.’
  • 45) ‘Siemens and the Technical University of Darmstadt are working with tyre manufacturer Continental on a project using sensors to monitor pressure, temperature and adhesion in a rolling tyre.’
  • 46) ‘After that there was an ice and snow circle track where you could push the cars up to where normally centrifugal force would take over from gravity and tyres adhesion and spin a vehicle into the ditch.’
  • 47) ‘It is always a good idea to get better tire adhesion to the rim this way, and it might also stick down those parts right by the valve that you mention.’
  • 48) ‘Adding a softer fire will give the cars more adhesion to the track, but the tires lasted only 20 laps during test runs at Las Vegas, and that reduction in durability will change pit road strategy.’
  • 49) ‘When a molecule attracts to a different substance, this is termed adhesion.’
  • 50) ‘At this average receptor density, if all the particles are homogeneous, there are too few receptors on any particle to support any adhesion.’
  • 51) ‘The electrostatic theory suggests that adhesion is the result of differences in the electronegativities of adhering materials.’
  • 52) ‘Direct evidence that the cooperative binding associated with clustering increases adhesion has been provided by atomic force microscopy.’
  • 53) ‘For one, reducing the modulus simultaneously makes the surface more susceptible to adhesion by particulates.’
  • 54) ‘The protection of minorities, which is one of the political criteria for adhesion to the European Union, has led to programs aimed at improving the lot of Gypsies in central Europe.’
  • 55) ‘And their professed adhesion to the economic formula of Socialism would not of itself be good enough to alter my attitude towards them.’
  • 56) ‘To be fair to Bodin, the offenses poured out against him by his malicious contemporaries at the time of his adhesion to the League should be analyzed and understood historically.’
  • 57) ‘Its only commitments, expressed with imprecision, were to statutory recognition, a minimum wage and adhesion to the EU Social Chapter.’
  • 58) ‘Most Baptists have suspected its adhesion to a government or to leftist politics, a supposition that led to its open rejection.’
  • 59) ‘He could not emphasize his more practical reasons for making reservations in his first letters of adhesion to the Roman Catholic hierarchy.’
  • 60) ‘In 1899, he stood with his family and his people, while his uncle touched the pen on behalf of his band to signify the signing of an adhesion to Treaty 8.’
  • 61) ‘These pressures are likely to create more conflict within the party than the adhesion to an orthodox economic policy.’
  • 62) ‘Experience has already shown that whatever plans drawn by foreigners have failed to deliver the goods because they are always inexplicable and lack that important local adhesion.’
  • 63) ‘The group now has 140 members, with a positive trend of adhesion (nearly 100 per cent in the last year).’
  • 64) ‘There are no adhesions, abnormal fluid collection, or unusual color changes.’
  • 65) ‘The surgeon looks for adhesions and other abnormalities.’
  • 66) ‘Rubbery bands of scar tissue, called adhesions, may form.’
  • 67) ‘Postoperative adhesions often form in women after reproductive pelvic surgery.’
  • 68) ‘Pelvic inflammatory disease, surgery or endometriosis can cause adhesions or scar tissue.’


  • 1) And what did these people think, as they struggled for cohesion ?
  • 2) They seemed to scatter without cohesion, but when those first crouched hiding places were found the patrol had established its pattern.
  • 3) Following Augustin Pyranius De Candolle, botanists have applied the term cohesion to the coalescence of parts of the same organ or of members of the same whorl; for instance, to the union of the sepals in a gamosepalous calyx, or of the petals in a gamopetalous corolla.
  • 4) Until recently, the term cohesion had but one special meaning to dentists, and that as applied to gold for filling teeth; being understood as the property by which layers of this metal could be united without force so as to be inseparable.
  • 5) After a twenty year study of immigrant families in Roseto, and a comparable study in a nearby, non-immigrant town, they found that health and welfare were dependent on what they called cohesion, the opposite of isolation and the antithesis of distrust.
  • 6) He kept using the word "cohesion" in speaking about how the party must be reorganized, arguing there are too many separate fiefdoms at present.
  • 7) If we believe that any amount of unit cohesion is enough to end the debate, we thus, by definition, believe continuing the policy is merited.
  • 8) What damages unit cohesion is the enforced secrecy, if anything.
  • 9) And something that would be very disruptive to good order and discipline and unit cohesion is if we've got this issue bouncing around in the courts, as it already has over the last several weeks, where the Pentagon and the chain of command doesn't know at any given time what rules they're working under.
  • 10) Republicans – your pettiness and attack machinery cannot work among the electorates who are intelligent and appreciate the disadvantage of divisive politics where cohesion is needed.
  • 11) Id. Congress found that unit cohesion is improved by reducing or eliminating the potential for sexual tension to distract the members of the unit, and by protecting the personal privacy of service members.
  • 12) ‘They lacked cohesion and, for the most part, played as 15 individuals rather than a single unit.’
  • 13) ‘If the album does have a fault, it's that there is a lack of cohesion.’
  • 14) ‘Indeed, the team looked flustered and their play at this stage lacked any cohesion.’
  • 15) ‘Such neighbourhoods are chronically poor and lack the social cohesion of an established community.’
  • 16) ‘Other observers say the premier isn't to blame for the lack of cohesion in the cabinet.’
  • 17) ‘Our first-up tackling was weak, our forward play lacked cohesion and we looked under pressure from the word go.’
  • 18) ‘The contest saw both sides lacking in cohesion and direction.’
  • 19) ‘The disadvantage is that the book hardly ever ventures beyond description, and lacks intellectual cohesion.’
  • 20) ‘Freedom of expression and social cohesion are under severe threat in a society that once prided itself on tolerance and civic liberty.’
  • 21) ‘Larger armies were thereby feasible, but lacked the degree of cohesion and professionalism found in English armies.’
  • 22) ‘What the land offers in opposition to the alienation of the city is cohesion and wholeness.’
  • 23) ‘If you think about it the whole principle of stop-loss is based on unit cohesion.’
  • 24) ‘We should start from the premise that there is a need for all members of our global village to work towards harmony, cohesion and a peaceful world.’
  • 25) ‘This critically contributes to the economy and social cohesion of the country.’
  • 26) ‘The advantage of the nation-state is its relative sense of voluntary cohesion and hence stability.’
  • 27) ‘Religion is often seen as providing cohesion to societies and lies at the root of our law, institutions and values.’
  • 28) ‘It matters not whether government acts in the common good out of compassion or out of a pragmatic desire to aid social cohesion or other motives.’
  • 29) ‘If the bid was successful it would help support community cohesion and develop citizenship among young people.’
  • 30) ‘Social cohesion is important to their stability and progress.’
  • 31) ‘When regional Australia prospers, more jobs are created and social cohesion is strengthened.’
  • 32) ‘Fine sand-sized particles are most rapidly moved, because silt and clay particles show more cohesion.’
  • 33) ‘There is a limit to the degree of influence that the number of neutrons has over the cohesion of the nucleus.’
  • 34) ‘A dense clay would be very cohesive, while beach sand has no cohesion whatsoever.’

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