Associations to the word «Sticky»

Wiktionary

STICKY, adjective. Able or likely to stick.
STICKY, adjective. Potentially difficult to escape from.
STICKY, adjective. (computing) (informal) (of a setting) Persistent.
STICKY, adjective. (computing) (of a window) Appearing on all virtual desktops.
STICKY, adjective. (Internet) (of threads on a bulletin board) Fixed at the top of the list of topics or threads so as to keep it in view.
STICKY, adjective. (Internet) (of a website) Compelling enough to keep visitors from leaving.
STICKY, adjective. Of weather, hot and windless and with high humidity, so that people feel sticky from sweating.
STICKY, noun. A sticky note, such as a post-it note.
STICKY, noun. (manufacturing) A small adhesive particle found in wastepaper.
STICKY, noun. (AU) (colloquial) A sweet dessert wine.
STICKY, verb. (Internet) (bulletin boards) to fix a thread at the top of the list of topics or threads so as to keep it in view.
STICKY BIT, noun. A fault in a digital circuit, where a signal does not change as expected, but remains always in one state.
STICKY BIT, noun. A bit in an inode indicating that an executable program should be kept in memory after it terminates.
STICKY BITS, noun. Plural of sticky bit
STICKY BUN, noun. A bun with a coating of melted sugar on top.
STICKY BUN, noun. Alternative name of slippery jack, a mushroom of the genus Suillus, especially Suillus luteus.
STICKY BUNS, noun. Plural of sticky bun
STICKY CATCHFLY, noun. Silene viscaria, a flowering plant in the family Caryophyllaceae, with purple flowers and a sticky stem.
STICKY FINGERS, noun. (idiomatic) An inclination to steal.
STICKY FINGERS, noun. (idiomatic) A petty thief or petty thieves.
STICKY FOAM, noun. A mixture of highly tacky and/or tenacious materials, carried in compressed form with a propellant and used as an incapacitant.
STICKY NOTE, noun. (US) (slang) A slip of paper, or a chit, with a gummy or gluey top that can be moved from place to place, usually as a reminder.
STICKY NOTE, noun. A name given to the Post-it brand name of sticky notes.
STICKY NOTES, noun. Plural of sticky note
STICKY RICE, noun. A variety of short-grain rice popular in South and East Asia, known for its stickiness when cooked.
STICKY TAPE, noun. (British) adhesive tape, Sellotape
STICKY TAPES, noun. Plural of sticky tape
STICKY WICKET, noun. (cricket) A pitch that has become wet because of rain and therefore on which the ball bounces unpredictably
STICKY WICKET, noun. A difficult or unpredictable situation.

Dictionary definition

STICKY, adjective. Having the sticky properties of an adhesive.
STICKY, adjective. Moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body; "felt sticky and chilly at the same time".
STICKY, adjective. Hot or warm and humid; "muggy weather"; "the steamy tropics"; "sticky weather".
STICKY, adjective. Hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment; "awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion"; "an awkward pause followed his remark"; "a sticky question"; "in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign".
STICKY, adjective. Covered with an adhesive material.

Wise words

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Socrates