nonadhesive

adjective
non·​ad·​he·​sive | \ ˌnän-ad-ˈhē-siv How to pronounce nonadhesive (audio) , -ziv, -əd- \

Definition of nonadhesive

: not tending to stick : not adhesive a nonadhesive gauze dressing

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Recent Examples on the Web Buy plain, white, nonadhesive shelf paper, several small, round sponges and poster paint. Washington Post, 25 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of nonadhesive

1824, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonadhesive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonadhesive. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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