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ADHERING. Cleaving to, or joining; as, adhering to the enemies of the United States.
     2. The constitution of the United States, art. 3, s 3, defines treason against the United States, to consist only in levying war against them or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort.
     3. The fact that a citizen is cruising in an enemy's ship, with a design to capture or destroy American ships, would be an adhering to the enemies of the United States. 4 State Tr. 328 ; Salk. 634; 2 Gilb. Ev. by Lofft, 798.
     4. If war be actually levied, that is, a body of men be actually assembled for the purpose of effecting by force a treasonable enterprise, all those who perform any part, however minute, or however remote from the scene of action, and who are leagued in the general conspiracy are to be considered as traitors. 4 Cranch. 126.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Summary: ABU DHABI -- The Department of Traffic and Patrols at the Abu Dhabi Police called on the road users to be cautious and adhere to the traffic rules amid variable weather conditions and sandstorms, being witnessed by the UAE.
Coatings for these types of applications need to penetrate deeply to adhere to concrete, but also be flexible enough to adhere to wood.
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NJ Transit Authority projects that receive federal dollars have to adhere to federal guidelines that set aside a percentage of projects for women and minority owned businesses.
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Although lustrous carbon was still generated by binder decomposition, it tended to adhere tenaciously as a "filmy skin" to the sand surface.
(1) During the yearlong study, involving more than 2,000 healthy women from the United States, Canada and Europe, 21 pregnancies occurred; 11 were among women who did not adhere to the study protocol.