adhesive
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adhesive(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (tacky)
a. adhesivo
The signs stick to the doors because they have an adhesive backing.Los letreros se adhieren a las puertas porque tienen un refuerzo adhesivo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (substance for adhering)
a. el adhesivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We used a tile adhesive, rather than cement, to install the flooring.Utilizamos un adhesivo para azulejos, en lugar de cemento, para colocar el piso.
b. el pegamento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The fish tank thermometer sticks to the glass with an adhesive.El termómetro del acuario se adhiere al vidrio con un pegamento.
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adhesive
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el adhesivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a. adhesivo(a), adherente
adhesive tapecinta adhesiva
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adhesive [ədˈhiːzɪv]
adjective
adhesivo
noun
adhesivo (m); pegamento (m)
modifier
adhesive plaster (n) esparadrapo (m)
adhesive tape (n) (stationery) cinta (f) adhesiva; Scotch (m);™ celo (m); (Med) esparadrapo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "adhesive"
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please put adhesive sheet on this side
por favor, ponga la hoja adhesiva de este lado
adhesive tape
la cinta adhesiva
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