superglue

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superglue

(ˈsuːpəˌɡluː)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any of various impact adhesives that quickly make an exceptionally strong bond
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su′per•glue`

or su′per glue`,


n.
a very strong glue containing a cyanoacrylate adhesive.
[1945–50]
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Translations

superglue

[ˈsuːpəˌgluː] Nsupercola f
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

superglue

[ˈsuːpərgluː] ncolle f forte, superglue f
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superglue

[ˈsuːpəˌgluː] ncolla a presa rapida
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Almost by accident, he had invented cyanoacrylates, which were to become known more widely to consumers as superglues.
We don't want to have the glue permanently in the fracture." Stewart says some synthetic superglues or "instant glues" are used instead of sutures for superficial skin wounds.
Researchers at the University of Indiana found it took more than twice the force per square millimetre to break the bacteria free compared to normal superglues. Dr Yves Brun said: "The advantage is it is non-toxic."