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

First Known Use of nonadhesive

1824, in the meaning defined above

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