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glue

 (glo͞o)
n.
1.
a. A strong liquid adhesive obtained by boiling collagenous animal parts such as bones, hides, and hooves into hard gelatin and then adding water.
b. Any of various similar adhesives, such as paste, mucilage, or epoxy.
2. An adhesive force or factor: Idealism was the glue that held our group together.
tr.v. glued, glu·ing, glues
1. To stick, fasten, or cause to adhere: glued the broken leg of the chair together.
2. To cause to be focused on or directed at something: Our eyes were glued to the stage.

[Middle English glu, from Old French, from Late Latin glūs, glūt-, from Latin glūten.]

glu′ey adj.
glu′i·ness n.

glue

(ɡluː)
n
1. (Chemistry) any natural or synthetic adhesive, esp a sticky gelatinous substance prepared by boiling animal products such as bones, skin, and horns
2. any other sticky or adhesive substance
vb, glues, gluing, glueing or glued
(tr) to join or stick together with or as if with glue
[C14: from Old French glu, from Late Latin glūs; compare Greek gloios]
ˈglueˌlike adj
ˈgluer n
ˈgluey, ˈglueish adj
ˈgluily adv
ˈglueyness, ˈgluiness n

glue

(glu)

n., v. glued, glu•ing. n.
1. a hard protein gelatin obtained by boiling skins, hoofs, and other animal substances in water and used as a strong adhesive.
2. any of various preparations of this or a similar substance, used as an adhesive.
v.t.
3. to join or attach firmly with glue or as if with glue: to glue a label on a package; to glue one's eyes to the TV set.
[1300–50; Middle English glu, gleu < Old French glu < Late Latin glūtem, acc. of glūs, for Latin glūten; compare gluten]

glue

(glo͞o)
A thick, sticky substance made of gelatin or other substances, such as epoxy, resin, or polyethylene. Glues are used to join things together.

glue


Past participle: glued
Gerund: glueing/gluing

Imperative
glue
glue
Present
I glue
you glue
he/she/it glues
we glue
you glue
they glue
Preterite
I glued
you glued
he/she/it glued
we glued
you glued
they glued
Present Continuous
I am glueing/gluing
you are glueing/gluing
he/she/it is glueing/gluing
we are glueing/gluing
you are glueing/gluing
they are glueing/gluing
Present Perfect
I have glued
you have glued
he/she/it has glued
we have glued
you have glued
they have glued
Past Continuous
I was glueing/gluing
you were glueing/gluing
he/she/it was glueing/gluing
we were glueing/gluing
you were glueing/gluing
they were glueing/gluing
Past Perfect
I had glued
you had glued
he/she/it had glued
we had glued
you had glued
they had glued
Future
I will glue
you will glue
he/she/it will glue
we will glue
you will glue
they will glue
Future Perfect
I will have glued
you will have glued
he/she/it will have glued
we will have glued
you will have glued
they will have glued
Future Continuous
I will be glueing/gluing
you will be glueing/gluing
he/she/it will be glueing/gluing
we will be glueing/gluing
you will be glueing/gluing
they will be glueing/gluing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been glueing/gluing
you have been glueing/gluing
he/she/it has been glueing/gluing
we have been glueing/gluing
you have been glueing/gluing
they have been glueing/gluing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been glueing/gluing
you will have been glueing/gluing
he/she/it will have been glueing/gluing
we will have been glueing/gluing
you will have been glueing/gluing
they will have been glueing/gluing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been glueing/gluing
you had been glueing/gluing
he/she/it had been glueing/gluing
we had been glueing/gluing
you had been glueing/gluing
they had been glueing/gluing
Conditional
I would glue
you would glue
he/she/it would glue
we would glue
you would glue
they would glue
Past Conditional
I would have glued
you would have glued
he/she/it would have glued
we would have glued
you would have glued
they would have glued
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glue - cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesiveglue - cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive
animal glue - a protein gelatin obtained by boiling e.g. skins and hoofs of cattle and horses
casein glue - made from casein; used for e.g. plywood and cabinetwork
fish glue - gelatinous substance obtained by boiling skins fins and bones of fish
marine glue - glue that is not water soluble
cement - something that hardens to act as adhesive material
Verb1.glue - join or attach with or as if with glue; "paste the sign on the wall"; "cut and paste the sentence in the text"
attach - cause to be attached
epoxy - glue with epoxy; "epoxy the shards"
2.glue - be fixed as if by glue; "His eyes were glued on her"
fasten - become fixed or fastened; "This dress fastens in the back"

glue

noun
1. adhesive, cement, gum, paste, mucilage a tube of glue
verb
1. stick, fix, seal, cement, gum, paste, affix Glue the fabric around the window.
Translations
غِراءغِراء، صِمْغيُغَرِّييُلصِق بالصِّمْغ، يُغَرّي
lepidlolepitpřilepit
limlimeklisterklistre
liimaliimata
ljepilozalijepitilijepiti
ragasztó
límlíma
接着剤接着剤でつける
붙이다
gluten
klijuoti
līmelīmēt
lepilolepiti
klisterlimmaklistralim
ใช้กาวติดกาว
tutkaltutkallamakyapıştırmakzamkzamklamak
dán lạihồ dán

glue

[gluː]
A. Ncola f, pegamento m; (as drug) → pegamento m
B. VT
1. (lit) → pegar (to a) to glue two things togetherpegar dos cosas (con goma )
2. (fig) her face was glued to the windowtenía la cara pegada a la ventana
she was glued to the televisionestaba pegada al televisor
to be glued to the spotquedarse clavado
C. CPD glue sniffer Nesnifador(a) m/f de pegamento, persona f que inhala or esnifa pegamento
glue sniffing Ninhalación f de pegamento

glue

[ˈgluː]
ncolle f
vtcoller
to glue sth together → coller qch ensemble
to glue sth to sth → coller qch à qch
to be glued to the television [person] → être cloué(e) devant la télévision
He kept his eyes glued to the clock, waiting for 4.30 → Il avait les yeux fixés sur la pendule, attendant 4h30.glue-sniffer [ˈgluːsnɪfər] nsniffeur/euse m/f de colle glue-sniffing [ˈgluːsnɪfɪŋ] ninhalation f de colle

glue

nKlebstoff m, → Leim m; to stick to somebody/something like gluean jdm/etw kleben (inf)
vtkleben, leimen; to glue something togetheretw zusammenkleben or -leimen; to glue something down/onetw fest-/ankleben; to glue something to somethingetw an etw (acc)kleben, etw an etw (dat)festkleben; her ear was glued to the keyholeihr Ohr klebte am Schlüsselloch; to keep one’s eyes glued to somebody/somethingjdn/etw nicht aus den Augen lassen; his eyes were glued to the screenseine Augen hingen an der Leinwand; he’s been glued to the TV all eveninger hängt schon den ganzen Abend vorm Fernseher (inf); he stood there as if glued to the spoter stand wie angewurzelt da; we were glued to our seatswir saßen wie gebannt auf unseren Plätzen

glue

:
glue pot
nLeimtopf m
glue-sniffer
n(Klebstoff)schnüffler(in) m(f)
glue-sniffing
n(Klebstoff)schnüffeln nt

glue

[gluː]
1. ncolla
2. vt to glue (to)incollare (a)
to glue two things together → incollare due cose insieme
she was glued to the television (fig) → stava incollata alla televisione
he was glued to the spot (fig) → rimase di sasso

glue

(gluː) noun
a substance used for sticking things together. That glue will not stick plastic to wood.
verb
to join (things) with glue.

glue

غِراء, يُغَرِّي lepidlo, lepit lim, lime kleben, Klebstoff κόλλα, κολλάω pegamento, pegar liima, liimata colle, coller ljepilo, zalijepiti colla, incollare 接着剤, 接着剤でつける 붙이다, 풀 lijm, lijmen lim, lime klej, skleić cola, colar клеить, клей klister, limma ใช้กาวติด, กาว tutkal, yapıştırmak dán lại, hồ dán 粘贴, 胶水

glue

n. cola, goma de pegar;
___ earoído tupido o tapado con cerumen;
___ -sniffinginhalación de ___.

glue

n (as drug of abuse) pegamento
References in classic literature ?
Out of the horns of the cattle they made combs, buttons, hairpins, and imitation ivory; out of the shinbones and other big bones they cut knife and toothbrush handles, and mouthpieces for pipes; out of the hoofs they cut hairpins and buttons, before they made the rest into glue.
We are on the brink of detection," proceeded the captain, carefully mixing his colors with liquid glue, and with a strong "drier" added from a bottle in his own possession.
But then, when I come to think on it, meanin' goes but a little way i' most things, for you may mean to stick things together and your glue may be bad, and then where are you?
Oh, let us turn and turn and turn until we find the air hole and then glue our mouths to it
Sun Tzu said: In the operations of war, where there are in the field a thousand swift chariots, as many heavy chariots, and a hundred thousand mail-clad soldiers, with provisions enough to carry them a thousand li, the expenditure at home and at the front, including entertainment of guests, small items such as glue and paint, and sums spent on chariots and armor, will reach the total of a thousand ounces of silver per day.
A balloon," said Oz, "is made of silk, which is coated with glue to keep the gas in it.
As soon as the sledge was loaded he meant to send Jotham back to the farm and hurry on foot into the village to buy the glue for the pickle-dish.
Usually, soap-bubbles are frail and burst easily, lasting only a few moments as they float in the air; but the Wizard added a sort of glue to his soapsuds, which made his bubbles tough; and, as the glue dried rapidly when exposed to the air, the Wizard's bubbles were strong enough to float for hours without breaking.
You should rub them with water glue," quoth Johnston.
It is deposited in fine, transparent, highly polished, brown-coloured laminae, possessing peculiar optical properties, on the inside of a vessel, in which cloth, first prepared with glue and then with lime, is made to revolve rapidly in water.
The only effectual cure for such inveteracies as these tails exhibit is to make glue of them, which I believe is what is usually done with them, and then they will stay put and stick.
Pinocchio closed his eyes and pretended to be asleep, while Geppetto stuck on the two feet with a bit of glue melted in an eggshell, doing his work so well that the joint could hardly be seen.