Adjective "Adherent" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Adherent


    Definition:

    1. a person who follows or upholds a leader, cause, etc.; supporter; follower. adjective

    2. sticking; clinging; adhering: an adherent substance.

    3. bound by contract or other formal agreement: the nations adherent to the Geneva Convention.

    4. Biology. adnate.

    5. Grammar. standing before and modifying a noun; attributive.

    Examples:

    "coloniseds can be adherent to surfaces."

    "cells can be adherent."

    "strains can be adherent."

    "properties can be adherent."

    "bacillis can be adherent."

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