glue


glue
/glu / (say glooh)

noun
1. an impure gelatine obtained by boiling skins, hoofs, and other animal substances in water, and used for various purposes, as an adhesive medium in uniting substances.
2. any of various preparations of this substance.
3. any adhesive substance made from any natural or synthetic resin or material.
verb (t) (glued, gluing)
4. to join or fasten with glue.
5. to fix or attach firmly with glue.
phrase
6. be glued to, to have one's whole attention taken up by: on our return she was still glued to the television.
{Middle English, from Old French glu, from Late Latin glus, from Greek gloios sticky oil. Compare gluten}
gluer, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

Synonyms:
(impure), (with glue),


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