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Meaning of VISCID

Pronunciation:  'visid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having the properties of glue
 

VISCID is a 6 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: adhesive, gluey, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, pasty, sticky, viscous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vis"cid\, a. [L. viscidus, fr. viscum the mistletoe,
birdlime made from the berries of the mistletoe; akin to Gr.
?: cf. F. viscide.]
Sticking or adhering, and having a ropy or glutinous
consistency; viscous; glutinous; sticky; tenacious; clammy;
as, turpentine, tar, gums, etc., are more or less viscid.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Of a surface, sticky; coated with a thick, syrupy secretion.
 

 

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