1) A large, loose stitch made as a temporary fastener or marker.
2) The ability of an adhesive, coating, paint or ink to adhere to a surface.
3) See tacks, upholstery.
Synonyms and Related Terms
1) hilván (Esp.)
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- Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982