viscid

  • 1 viscid — viscíd adj. m., pl. viscízi; f. sg. viscídă, pl. viscíde Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  VISCÍD, Ă adj. (bot.) Care secretă un suc cleios. [< …

    Dicționar Român

  • 2 Viscid — 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;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 viscid — [vis′id] adj. [LL viscidus, sticky < L viscum, birdlime: see VISCOUS] 1. having a cohesive and sticky fluid consistency; viscous 2. covered with a viscid substance viscidity [vi sid′ə tē] n. viscidly adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Viscid — (v. lat.), zähe, klebrig …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 5 viscid — (adj.) sticky, 1610s (implied in viscidity), from L.L. viscidus, from L. viscum mistletoe, birdlime (see VISCOUS (Cf. viscous)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 viscid — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ glutinous; sticky. ORIGIN Latin viscidus, from viscum birdlime …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 viscid — adjective Etymology: Late Latin viscidus, from Latin viscum birdlime more at viscous Date: 1635 1. a. having an adhesive quality ; sticky b. having a glutinous consistency ; viscous 2. covered with a sticky layer • viscidity …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 viscid — adj. [L. viscidus, sticky] Having a thick or sticky consistency; adhesive …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 9 viscid — viscidity, viscidness, n. viscidly, adv. /vis id/, adj. 1. having a glutinous consistency; sticky; adhesive; viscous. 2. Bot. covered by a sticky substance. [1625 35; < LL viscidus, equiv. to L visc(um) mistletoe, birdlime made from mistletoe +… …

    Universalium

  • 10 viscid — adjective a) Viscous; having a high viscosity. b) Sticky, slimy, or glutinous …

    Wiktionary

  • 11 viscid — Sticky; glutinous. [L. viscidus, stick, fr. viscum, birdlime] * * * vis·cid vis əd adj 1) having an adhesive quality 2) having a glutinous consistency: viscous * * * vis·cid (visґid) [L. viscidus] glutinous or sticky …

    Medical dictionary

  • 12 viscid — Synonyms and related words: adherent, adhesive, amylaceous, bulldogged, bulldoggish, bulldoggy, bullheaded, cartilaginous, chewy, clabbered, clammy, clingy, close, close knit, close textured, close woven, clotted, coagulated, cohesive, compact,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 viscid — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. viscous, cohesive, syrupy; see adhesive , thick 3 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. see viscous III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Having a heavy, gluey quality: glutinous, mucilaginous, viscose, viscous. See SOLID …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 viscid — vis|cid [ˈvısıd] adj ↑viscous …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 viscid — vis|cid [ vısıd ] adjective VISCOUS …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 viscid — vis·cid || vɪsɪd adj. viscous, sticky and thick; adhesive, syrupy …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 viscid — [ vɪsɪd] adjective having a glutinous or sticky consistency. Derivatives viscidity noun Origin C17: from late L. viscidus, from L. viscum birdlime …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 viscid — a. Glutinous, viscous, sticky, tenacious, slabby …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 19 viscid — adjective viscous …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 viscid — vis·cid …

    English syllables