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General Crossword Questions for “adhesion”

  • Process of sticking together
  • Stickiness
  • Had crooked back row sticking together
  • Had odd mounting noise from attachment
  • Affiliation to political party, say, had altered with a stand-up row
  • Union head turns to Judaism
  • Plastered on head is the quality of a plaster!
  • So he and I form a strong attachment
  • Attachment had noise coming from it


  • Adhesion is any attraction process between dissimilar molecular species that can potentially bring them in "direct contact".[clarification needed] By contrast, cohesion takes place between similar molecules. The forces that cause adhesion and cohesion can be divided into several different types. — “Adhesion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • An example of a pathogenic protozoan is the malarial parasite (Plasmodium falciparum), which uses one adhesion molecule called the circumsporozoite protein to bind to liver cells, and another adhesion molecule called the merozoite surface protein to bind red blood cells. — “Cell adhesion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Adhesions form as a natural part of the body's healing process after surgery. Over time, as part of the healing process, the body will either break down the adhesion and replace it with normal tissue or form a permanent adhesion. — “Adhesion (medicine) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


  • As the Charter might some day turn up trumps as well as so many other unexpected cards and colours, Wriggle gave his adhesion to it, but of course only provisionally; provided that is to say, he might vote against it at present. — “Sybil” by Benjamin Disraeli
  • In the meantime, with circumstances in their present condition, he evidently thought that he could best face the difficulties of the world by an unfaltering adhesion to gin, early in the day and all day long. — “The Way We Live Now” by Anthony Trollope
  • "You did right to hold fast to each other," I said: as if the monster- splinters were living things, and could hear me. "I think, scathed as you look, and charred and scorched, there must be a little sense of life in you yet, rising out of that adhesion at the faithful, honest roots: you will never have green leaves more–never more see birds making nests and singing idyls in your boughs; the time of pleasure and love is over with you: but you are not desolate: each of you has a comrade to sympathise with him in his decay." As I looked up at them, the moon appeared momentarily in that part of the sky which filled their fissure; her disk was blood-red and half overcast; she seemed to throw on me one bewildered, dreary glance, and buried herself again instantly in the deep drift of cloud. — “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte
  • General Montero, whom the beginning of the struggle had found an obscure army captain employed on the wild eastern frontier of the State, had thrown in his lot with the Ribiera party at a moment when special circumstances had given that small adhesion a fortuitous importance. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad
  • Minchin that his religious sympathies were of a general kind, and such as gave a distant medical sanction to all serious sentiment, whether of Church or Dissent, rather than any adhesion to particular tenets. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot

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