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glair

also glaire  (glâr)
n.
1. The white of an egg.
2. A sizing or glaze made of egg white.
3. A viscous substance resembling egg white.

[Middle English glaire, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *clāria, from Latin clārus, clear; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]

glair

(ɡlɛə)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) white of egg, esp when used as a size, glaze, or adhesive, usually in bookbinding
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) any substance resembling this
vb
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr) to apply glair to (something)
[C14: from Old French glaire, from Vulgar Latin clāria (unattested) clear, from Latin clārus]
ˈglairy, ˈglaireous adj
ˈglairiness n

glair

or glaire

(glɛər)

n.
1. the white of an egg.
2. a glaze or size made of egg white.
3. any viscous substance like egg white.
[1300–50; Middle English glaire < Old French: white of an egg < Vulgar Latin *clāria; compare Latin clārus clear]

glair


Past participle: glaired
Gerund: glairing

Imperative
glair
glair
Present
I glair
you glair
he/she/it glairs
we glair
you glair
they glair
Preterite
I glaired
you glaired
he/she/it glaired
we glaired
you glaired
they glaired
Present Continuous
I am glairing
you are glairing
he/she/it is glairing
we are glairing
you are glairing
they are glairing
Present Perfect
I have glaired
you have glaired
he/she/it has glaired
we have glaired
you have glaired
they have glaired
Past Continuous
I was glairing
you were glairing
he/she/it was glairing
we were glairing
you were glairing
they were glairing
Past Perfect
I had glaired
you had glaired
he/she/it had glaired
we had glaired
you had glaired
they had glaired
Future
I will glair
you will glair
he/she/it will glair
we will glair
you will glair
they will glair
Future Perfect
I will have glaired
you will have glaired
he/she/it will have glaired
we will have glaired
you will have glaired
they will have glaired
Future Continuous
I will be glairing
you will be glairing
he/she/it will be glairing
we will be glairing
you will be glairing
they will be glairing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been glairing
you have been glairing
he/she/it has been glairing
we have been glairing
you have been glairing
they have been glairing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been glairing
you will have been glairing
he/she/it will have been glairing
we will have been glairing
you will have been glairing
they will have been glairing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been glairing
you had been glairing
he/she/it had been glairing
we had been glairing
you had been glairing
they had been glairing
Conditional
I would glair
you would glair
he/she/it would glair
we would glair
you would glair
they would glair
Past Conditional
I would have glaired
you would have glaired
he/she/it would have glaired
we would have glaired
you would have glaired
they would have glaired
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Song Xunjie, manager of the Xueyang Glair Gelatin Factory, is said to be a supplier to companies across the country, it added.
diogenes, with active glair glands, were collected throughout the year, but fewest in September and October.