fish glue

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: glue - gelatinous substance obtained by boiling skins fins and bones of fish
animal product - a product made from animal material
glue, mucilage, gum - cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive
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By gluing layers of Japanese paper and two kinds of cheesecloth on to the mural with a special Japanese fish glue, then peeling it off-just like a leg wax-they revealed the earliest version.
In heavy river current, fish glue themselves to the bottom and hunker down into divots and crevices.
In the old days, when fish glue was used, it was not very strong and made a lot of china restoration a waste of time.