• The act or process of (physically or figuratively) attaching.
  • A strong bonding with or fondness for someone or something.
  • A dependence, especially a strong one.
  • A device attached to a piece of equipment or a tool.
  • The means by which something is physically attached.
  • A file sent along with an email.
  • Taking a person's property to satisfy a court-ordered debt.
  • The act or process by which any (downward) leader connects to any available (upward) streamer in a lightning flash.


  • From French attachement, equivalent to attach + -ment.

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