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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cling /ˈklɪŋ/
 (vi.)粘緊,附著,緊貼,堅持

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cling v. i. [imp. & p. p. Clung Clong (klŏng), Obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. Clinging.]  To adhere closely; to stick; to hold fast, especially by twining round or embracing; as, the tendril of a vine clings to its support; -- usually followed by to or together.
 And what hath life for thee
 That thou shouldst cling to it thus?   --Mrs. Hemans.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cling, v. t.
 1. To cause to adhere to, especially by twining round or embracing. [Obs.]
    I clung legs as close to his side as I could.   --Swift.
 2. To make to dry up or wither. [Obs.]
 If thou speak'st false,
 Upon the next tree shalt thou hang alive,
 Till famine cling thee.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cling, n. Adherence; attachment; devotion. [R.]
    A more tenacious cling to worldly respects.   --Milton.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 cling
      n : fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the
          pit [syn: clingstone]
      v 1: 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"
           [syn: cleave, adhere, stick, cohere]
      2: to remain emotionally or intellectually attached; "He clings
         to the idea that she might still love him."
      3: hold on tightly or tenaciously; "hang on to your father's
         hands"; "The child clung to his mother's apron" [syn: hang]
      [also: clung]