ad·​he·​siv·​i·​ty | \ ˌad-ˌhē-ˈsi-və-tē How to pronounce adhesivity (audio) , -ˈzi-, əd- \

Definition of adhesivity

: adhesiveness sense 1 Resins find wide use as an additive in commercial printing inks; they modify the adhesivity, film toughness and glossiness of ink.— N. Krishna Reddy, Intaglio Simultaneous Color Printmaking, 1988

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First Known Use of adhesivity

1893, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adhesivity

adhesive entry 1 + -ity

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“Adhesivity.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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