The seal created by orthodontic cement to a tooth.
Degree of adherence of a coating to a substrate.
Adherence between plies of felt, or between felts and other elements of roof systems, which use bitumen or other materials as the cementing agent. French (AdhÃ©rence)
The seal created by orthodontic cement to hold appliances in place.
The seal created by orthodontic cement that holds your appliances in place.
The state of one material adhering or being joined to another material. (as cement to formation)
Adherence between elements of the roof system.
A force holding an elastomer to another material. A bond can be mechanical (e.g. screw), "cold" (e.g. cement), or "vulcanized" (e.g. heat and pressure).
The mechanical or chemical force that holds an elastomer to some other object. Mechanical bonding includes component interference and no molecular crossbridging between the elastomer and substrate, whereas chemical bonding involves contact adhesives with heat and pressure to adhere an elastomer to a primed surface.