Origin of cohesive
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Examples from the Web for non-cohesive
This preparation is non-cohesive, and should be inserted by the wedge process.
This is virtually saying that there is cohesion of non-cohesive gold, and that for this reason it keeps its place better than tin.
Pure tin in form of foil is used as a filling and also in connection with non-cohesive gold.
The surface is as smooth as a cohesive gold filling, while such a surface is impossible with non-cohesive gold.
- characterized by or causing cohesion
- tending to cohere or stick together
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Word Origin and History for non-cohesive
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