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Attachment may refer to:

  • Attachment theory, the psychological theory which is used by mental health professionals and social workers to describe and investigate the predictable emotional connection between individuals
  • "Attachment" as a vice:
    • Upādāna, a cause of suffering (in Buddhism)
    • Moh, a vice in Sikh belief
  • Attachment (law), a means of collecting a legal judgment by levying on property in the possession of a third party
    • Attachment of earnings, collecting money owed by a debtor directly from the debtor's employer
    • Rule B Attachment, provided under the US Federal Rules of Civil Procedure for freezing a defendant's property in pursuit of a maritime claim
  • The process by which any [downward] leader "connects" to any available [upward] streamer in a lightning flash.
  • The binding of a virus to its target cell
The Arts

See also[edit]

  • Attaché, a diplomatic assignment
  • "Attached", an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation