adherency

noun
ad·​her·​en·​cy | \ ad-ˈhir-ən(t)-sē, əd- \
plural -es

Definition of adherency

1 archaic : the act of adhering or the quality of being adherent : adherence
2 obsolete : a person or thing that adheres

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First Known Use of adherency

1597, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for adherency

adher(ence) + -ency

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“Adherency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adherency. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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