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adherend

[ ad-heer-uhnd, -her-, ad-hi-rend ]
/ ædˈhɪər ənd, -ˈhɛr-, ˌæd hɪˈrɛnd /
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noun Chemistry.

any substance bonded to another by an adhesive.

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Origin of adherend

1945–50; adhere + -end (<Latin -endum gerund suffix)
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