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sti kee

  • s  having the sticky properties of an adhesive
  • s  moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body
    felt sticky and chilly at the same time
  • s  hot or warm and humid
    sticky weather
  • s  hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
    a sticky question
  • s  covered with an adhesive material

  • When cells become either too sticky or too slippery, arteries can get clogged, cancer cells can skate around the body, and inflammation can turn subversive.
  • Senate returned Monday from a two-week midwinter recess and immediately ran into two sticky dilemmas: 1) explaining to the rest of America why we don't get congressional holidays .
  • Just stick one on your windshield, and it will suggest shortcuts, show what curves lie ahead and, in some cases, even help you avoid sticky traffic.
News & Articles

  • Design Icon: Revisiting The Sticky Lamp, A Light That Sticks To Anything
    Designer Chris Kabel’s Sticky Lamp can be stuck to any wall, ceiling, or just about any other convenient surface. Sometimes the proverbial light bulb just flicks on, and an idea strikes you with immediate force. Other times, you have to throw all your thoughts at the wall and see what sticks. Rotterdam-based designer Chris Kabel combined both approaches to create his signature Sticky lamp, a ...
    June 15, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine
  • With Sticky Rice, the Attraction Is Mutual
    Sticky rice, which has ardent fans throughout Asia, is equally at home in dishes that are sweet or savory.
    June 14, 2013 - New York Times
  • Kansas City Royals take victory celebrations to a sticky new place with their ‘rally sauce’
    The Kansas City Royals victory celebrations have turned sticky. In baseball, we're used to a walk-off hit meaning a guy gets a Gatorade bath. The whipped cream or shaving cream pie to the face has become to the norm too. … Continue reading ?
    June 13, 2013 - Big League Stew via Yahoo! Sports
Quotes

  • Robbie Keane in Times Online
    You should have seen him at the end when we scored the [fourth] goal,Keane, the Tottenham captain, said. "He's shown what a good manager he is over the past couple of years. We're going through a bit of sticky patch at the moment."
  • Steven Gerrard in Fox Sports
    It was one of those freak things. I don't think you can criticise the goalkeeper because people have been criticising the ball and the ball is sticky so we need to get behind Robert and support him,said Gerrard.
  • Bill Richardson in Guardian Unlimited
    My plan does not build a new bureaucracy. The last thing we need between patients and doctors is another sticky web of red tape,Richardson said in a written statement.

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