a bandage consisting of a small pad of gauze affixed to a strip of adhesive tape.
adhesive bandage n.
A dressing of absorbent gauze affixed to plastic or fabric coated with a pressure-sensitive adhesive.
- Adhesive absorbent dressing
adhesive absorbent dressing adhesive absorbent dressing n. A sterile dressing consisting of a plain absorbent gause or compress affixed to a film of fabric coated on one side with a pressure-sensitive adhesive.
- Adhesive binding
. noun (bookbinding) a style of binding used mainly for paperback books, where the backs of the gathered sections are trimmed and inserted into a cover along with adhesive to hold the pages and cover together Also called perfect binding
- Adhesive capsulitis
adhesive capsulitis adhesive capsulitis n. See frozen shoulder.
- Adhesive factor
. the ratio of the force that can be exerted on driving wheels with full traction to the weight on the driving wheels, usually expressed as a percentage.