Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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cohesion

The union of the particles of one substance by means of primary and secondary valence forces. As applied to an adhesive, cohesion exists when the particles of an adhesive (or the adherend) are held together. Cf: ADHESION . (309 )




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