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viscid

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vis=cid

CIDE DICTIONARY

viscida. [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.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

viscid, adj.
1 glutinous, sticky.
2 semifluid.

Derivative
viscidity n.
Etymology
LL viscidus f. L viscum birdlime

THESAURUS

viscid

adherent, adhesive, amylaceous, bulldogged, bulldoggish, bulldoggy, bullheaded, cartilaginous, chewy, clabbered, clammy, clingy, close, close-knit, close-textured, close-woven, clotted, coagulated, cohesive, compact, compacted, compressed, concentrated, concrete, condensed, congested, consolidated, coriaceous, crammed, crammed full, crowded, curdled, dense, doughy, durable, fibrous, firm, gaumy, gelatinous, glairy, gluelike, gluey, glutenous, glutinose, glutinous, gooey, gristly, grumous, gumbo, gumbolike, gumlike, gummous, gummy, hard, hardy, heavy, impenetrable, impermeable, inspissated, jam-packed, jammed, jelled, jellied, jellylike, lasting, leatherlike, leathery, massive, mucilaginous, nonporous, obstinate, packed, pasty, persistent, resistant, ropy, self-adhesive, serried, sinewy, slabby, slimy, slithery, solid, starchy, stickable, sticky, stiff, stodgy, stringy, strong, stubborn, substantial, syrupy, tacky, tenacious, thick, thick-growing, thickened, thickset, tough, tough as leather, tremelloid, tremellose, untiring, vigorous, viscose, viscous, wiry

ROGET THESAURUS

viscid

Semiliquidity

N semiliquidity, stickiness, viscidity, viscosity, gummosity, glutinosity, mucosity, spissitude, crassitude, lentor, adhesiveness, inspissation, incrassation, thickening, jelly, mucilage, gelatin, gluten, carlock, fish glue, ichthyocol, ichthycolla, isinglass, mucus, phlegm, goo, pituite, lava, glair, starch, gluten, albumen, milk, cream, protein, treacle, gum, size, glue (tenacity), wax, beeswax, emulsion, soup, squash, mud, slush, slime, ooze, moisture, marsh, semifluid, semiliquid, tremellose, half melted, half frozen, milky, muddy, lacteal, lactean, lacteous, lactescent, lactiferous, emulsive, curdled, thick, succulent, uliginous, gelatinous, albuminous, mucilaginous, glutinous, glutenous, gelatin, mastic, amylaceous, ropy, clammy, clotted, viscid, viscous, sticky, tacky, gooey, slab, slabby, lentous, pituitous, mucid, muculent, mucous, gummy.


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