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sticking

[′stik·iŋ]
(computer science)
In computers, the tendency of a flip-flop to remain in, or to spontaneously switch to, one of its two stable states.

sticking

1. The shaping of molding.
2. The cementing together of pieces of broken or separated stone, or the like.
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According to Michael Terry, STICK-FREE product manager, the gum was developed for consumers who experience problems with gum sticking to their dental work.
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