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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.
References in classic literature ?
"Charming!" whispered the little princess, sticking the needle into her work as if to testify that the interest and fascination of the story prevented her from going on with it.
The body had been formed from a tree-trunk, and a branch had been left sticking up at one end that looked very much like a tail.
David Stickings, 35, was jailed for life for the attack yesterday.
Stickings' victim said: "That man is a monster who should be locked up forever.
BARRY STICKINGS, the president of the UK Chemical Industries Association has warned that red tape is costing the industry its competitive edge.