Adhesive vs Bonding - What's the difference?

adhesive | bonding |


As nouns the difference between adhesive and bonding

is that adhesive is a substance, such as glue, that provides or promotes adhesion while bonding is the act by which something is bonded.

As a adjective adhesive

is sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances.

As a verb bonding is

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adhesive

Alternative forms

* (obsolete)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances.
  • Apt or tending to adhere; clinging.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A substance, such as glue, that provides or promotes adhesion.
  • bonding

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is bonded.
  • * 1998 , Walter Frederick Buckley, Society - a Complex Adaptive System: Essays in Social Theory
  • A systems view of reality allows one to see that it is made of successive layers of bonded elements, each layer with properties emergent from the previous one: atoms are particular bondings of more elementary particles
  • A method of aggregating multiple network interfaces on a computer into a single logical interface