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stringiness

The property of an adhesive that results in the formation of filaments or threads when the adhesive transfer surfaces are separated.
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The waiter was a tall, stringy man, who gave the impression of having no spine.
This is a sore trouble, mother, when we thought our life's troubles were all behind us, but we will bear it as we have borne others." He held out his stringy hand, and the two old folk sat with bowed grey heads, their fingers intertwined, strong in each other's love and sympathy.
Sherman was a lanky, lean old man, with stooping shoulders, a stringy neck, and blue- tinted glasses.
He nodded his head at the tables where a very miscellaneous collection of Europeans were now engaged in eating, in some cases in gnawing, the stringy foreign fowls.
Plants in the genus Eucalyptus have bark that is either smooth, fibrous, hard or stringy and are usually native to Australia.
Grab some stringy glow sticks (try Amazon) and wait to break 'em until right before the bash begins--then wrap, weave and pin through your style for a fiercely fluorescent statement.
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) said the cotton stringy scale (takahashia japonica) was found on a magnolia in Berkshire, which is thought to have been imported.
Stringy treated everyone like they were superstars.
A CT scan revealed two "hyperdense, stringy" surgical sponges were left inside of her abdomen during her previous cesarean sections, CNN reported.
ITV ho Stringy, 77, tops the dream guest list of the show's hosts Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly.
A nasty, repetitive, grisly and garbled work where nothing is more alarming than Franco's 1980s-style stringy moustache.