English citations of adhærent
Adjective: archaic form of adherent
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- 1651, Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan; Chapter XXVII, page #209:
- For to be pleased in the fiction of that, which would please a man if it were reall, is a Passion so adhærent to the Nature both of man, and every other living creature, as to make it a Sinne, were to make Sinne of being a man.
- 1835, ‘Mergue’ quoted in Posthumous Papers Bequeathed to the Honourable, the East India Company, and printed by order of the Government of Bengal, Charles A. Serrao; page #280:
- The limits of the calyx are well defined in the fruit by a line passing between the permanent laciniæ, hence the tube of the corolla is either adhærent to the ovary, although this is not demonstrable, or else the corolla is epigynous.
- 1902, Samuel Hatch West, Diseases of the Organs of Respiration, Charles Griffin & Company, Limited; § 39, page #318:
- If near the surface, the pleura is also thickened and adhærent, and then the corresponding parts of the chest wall are retracted.