(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.
- Adhesive pericarditis
adhesive pericarditis adhesive pericarditis n. Pericarditis with adhesions between the two pericardial layers, between the pericardium and heart, or between the pericardium and neighboring structures.
- Adhesive peritonitis
adhesive peritonitis adhesive peritonitis n. Peritonitis characterized by a fibrinous exudate that mats together the intestines and various other organs.