self-adhesive

adjective
self-ad·​he·​sive | \ ˌself-əd-ˈhē-siv How to pronounce self-adhesive (audio) , -ziv \

Definition of self-adhesive

: having a side coated with an adhesive that sticks without wetting self-adhesive labels

First Known Use of self-adhesive

1958, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-adhesive was in 1958

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“Self-adhesive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-adhesive. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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self-adhesive

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of self-adhesive

: able to stick to something without first being made wet

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