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clung, past participle; clinging, present participle; clings, 3rd person singular present; clung, past tense;
  1. (of a person or animal) Hold on tightly to
    • - she clung to Joe's arm
    • - they clung together
    • - she clung onto life
  2. Adhere or stick firmly or closely to; be hard to part or remove from
    • - the smell of smoke clung to their clothes
    • - the fabric clung to her smooth skin
  3. Remain very close to
    • - the fish cling to the line of the weed
  4. Remain persistently or stubbornly faithful to something
    • - she clung resolutely to her convictions
  5. Be overly dependent on someone emotionally
    • - you are clinging to him for security
  1. A clingstone peach

  1. fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit
  2. come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere"
  3. to remain emotionally or intellectually attached; "He clings to the idea that she might still love him."
  4. hold on tightly or tenaciously; "hang on to your father's hands"; "The child clung to his mother's apron"
  5. (Clinging (buddhism)) Upādāna is a word used in both Buddhism and Hinduism. *In Buddhism, upādāna is a critical link in the arising of suffering. *In Hinduism, upādāna is the material manifestation of Brahman.
  6. CLED agar (cysteine lactose electrolyte medium) is a valuable non-inhibitory growth medium used in the isolation and differentiation of urinary organisms. Being electrolyte deficient, it prevents the swarming of Proteus species. ...
  7. (clinging) ’dzin pa. Also means “to have a belief”: thus “ego clinging” can also be interpreted as “believing in an ‘I’.”
  8. describes how well the froth holds on the side of a beer glass. A beer is said to have good cling when beads and bubbles of froth hold on to the glass as it is emptied.
  9. v.  Hanging around in hands you shouldn't, always hoping to get lucky.
  10. to continue to have emotional or intellectual attachment to something or someone.
  11. Cling provides the sticking to self but not to the product attribute. Films will be designed as a single side cling or a two sided cling. The cling bonding agent is typically added in as a single side or two sided layer in the co-extrusion process.
  12. hold fast/adhere (grasp/stick/entwine/embrace), stay/remain close/near, resist (separation), persist, hold stubbornly, maintain (grasp)
  13. The characteristic of a pallet stretch wrap film to cling to itself (but not the products it is wrapping). Tackifiers are added to film during the manufacturing process to enhance a film’s cling.
  14. We cling to all kinds of idols, relationships and beliefs in order to shore up our deep fears about our separation from God and the Sonship. Most of us cling to the past not only through nostalgia (our childhood home; see W-pI.182. ...
  15. A very mild form of blocking where the plies can be easily separated without visible damage to either surface.
  16. chime, clang, clink, toll of bell
  17. to hang onto something very tightly