Glue

Definition of Glue

Pronunciation: glū
n.1.A hard brittle brownish gelatin, obtained by boiling to a jelly the skins, hoofs, etc., of animals. When gently heated with water, it becomes viscid and tenaceous, and is used as a cement for uniting substances. The name is also given to other adhesive or viscous substances.
Bee glue
See under Bee.
Fish glue
a strong kind of glue obtained from fish skins and bladders; isinglass.
Glue plant
(Bot.) a fucoid seaweed (Gloiopeltis tenax).
Liquid glue
a fluid preparation of glue and acetic acid or alcohol.
Marine glue
a solution of caoutchouc in naphtha, with shellac, used in shipbuilding.
v. t.1.To join with glue or a viscous substance; to cause to stick or hold fast, as if with glue; to fix or fasten.
[imp. & p. p. Glued ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gluing.]
This cold, congealed blood
That glues my lips, and will not let me speak.
- Shak.

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