Definition of adhesion
- adhesion of all nations to a copyright convention
the adhesion of the coating
the adhesion of the mud to my shoes
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: the act of adhering; especially : the act of sticking or attaching to something
medical : a condition in which body tissues that are supposed to be separate grow together because of swelling after surgery
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