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viscous

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Adjective
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vis=cous

CIDE DICTIONARY

viscousa. [L. viscosus. See Viscid.].
     Adhesive or sticky, and having a ropy or glutinous consistency; viscid; glutinous; clammy; tenacious; as, a viscous juice.  [1913 Webster]
    " There is no well-defined distinction in meaning between viscous and viscid."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

viscous, adj.
1 glutinous, sticky.
2 semifluid.
3 Physics having a high viscosity; not flowing freely.

Derivative
viscously adv. viscousness n.
Etymology
ME f. AF viscous or LL viscosus (as VISCID)

THESAURUS

viscous

adhesive, amylaceous, broad-bodied, bulky, bullnecked, clabbered, clammy, close, close-knit, close-textured, close-woven, clotted, coagulated, coarse, compact, compacted, compressed, concentrated, concrete, condensed, congested, consolidated, corpulent, crammed, crammed full, crass, crowded, curdled, dense, doughy, fat, firm, full, full-bodied, gaumy, gelatinous, glairy, gluelike, gluey, glutenous, glutinose, glutinous, gooey, gross, grumous, gumbo, gumbolike, gumlike, gummous, gummy, hard, heavy, heavyset, impenetrable, impermeable, inspissated, jam-packed, jammed, jelled, jellied, jellylike, massive, mucilaginous, nonporous, packed, pasty, ropy, semifluid, serried, slab, slabby, slimy, slithery, solid, starchy, sticky, stiff, stodgy, stringy, substantial, syrupy, tacky, tenacious, thick, thick-bodied, thick-growing, thickened, thickset, three-dimensional, tough, tremelloid, tremellose, viscid, viscose

ROGET THESAURUS

viscous

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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