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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.
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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
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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]
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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.
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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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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"
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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.
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
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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
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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

glue

(gluː) noun
a substance used for sticking things together. That glue will not stick plastic to wood.
verb
to join (things) with glue.
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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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

glue

n. cola, goma de pegar;
___ earoído tupido o tapado con cerumen;
___ -sniffinginhalación de ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

glue

n (as drug of abuse) pegamento
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I've been glued to the telly for the Australian Open (sadly most of my bets came unstuck) and can safely say that Marat Safin is nailed on to beat pixie-like Thomas Johansson in straight sets in the men's final tonight.