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tacky

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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

tacky dry, tacky

1. That stage in the drying of an adhesive at which the volatile constituents have evaporated or been absorbed sufficiently so as to leave the adhesive in a desired condition of tackiness.
2. That stage in the drying of a paint at which the film appears sticky when lightly touched with the finger.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This suggests that closer environment valuations of entrepreneurship contribute towards encouraging the acquisition of entrepreneurial skills, together with knowledge and awareness of the entrepreneurial career path, lending indirect support to the idea that graduates value informal more than formal support systems (Shapero and Sokol, 1982; Tackey and Perryman, 1999).
In January, the Massachusetts House welcomed its first two Asian American members in its more than 200-year history: Democrat Tackey Chan of Quincy and Republican Donald Wong of Saugus.
Male idol groups from the talent agency, Johnny & Associates, such as Johnny's Junior, Arashi, Kat-Tun, and Tackey & Tsubasa are very popular in Thailand, and young Thais organize "fan clubs" to exchange information and organize activities (The Nation 2003).