n. (plural of adhesive English)
Usage examples of "adhesives".
He was a famous tough guy, the founder and still majority stockholder in the public relations film of Great-house and Smiley, which specialized in putting the most favorable interpretations on the activities of Caribbean and Latin American dictatorships, of Bahamian gambling casinos, of Liberian and Panamanian tanker fleets, of several Central Intelligence Agency fronts around the world, of gangster-dominated unions such as the International Brotherhood of Abrasives and Adhesives Workers and the Amalgamated Fuel Handlers, of international conglomerates such as RAMJAC and Texas Fruit, and on and on.
The mine cases were a mixture of clay and vegetable adhesives which, naturally, would not ring a bell on your instruments.
He had come all the way to Cambridge from Harlan County, Kentucky, where he was a miner and a union organizer, to address a rally whose purpose was to raise money and sympathy for the local chapter of the International Brotherhood of Abrasives and Adhesives Workers.
I went that night, with Mary Kathleen on my arm, to hear Kenneth Whistler speak at the rally for my comrades in the International Brotherhood of Abrasives and Adhesives Workers.
Well, Sam, old son, I can give you the technical breakdown, if you want -- binders and pigments and adhesives and all like that -- but what you have here is two different colors of exterior house paint.