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viscid

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adjective vis·cid \ˈvi-səd\

Definition of viscid

  1. 1 a :  having an adhesive quality :  sticky b :  having a glutinous consistency :  viscous

  2. 2 :  covered with a sticky layer

vis·cid·i·ty play \vi-ˈsi-də-tē\ noun
vis·cid·ly play \ˈvi-səd-lē\ adverb


Examples of viscid

  1. <honey that turned even more viscid in the cold>



Origin of viscid

Late Latin viscidus, from Latin viscum birdlime — more at viscous


First Known Use: 1635


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viscid

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adjective vis·cid \ˈvis-əd\

Medical Definition of viscid

  1. 1:  having an adhesive quality

  2. 2:  having a glutinous consistency :  viscous




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