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Glue

Glue

WordNet



noun


(1)   Cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive

verb


(2)   Be fixed as if by glue
"His eyes were glued on her"
(3)   Join or attach with or as if with glue
"Paste the sign on the wall"
"Cut and paste the sentence in the text"
Wiktonary



Etymology


From Old French glu (now ‘birdlime’), from late Latin glus, glut-, from Latin gluten.

Noun



  1. A hard gelatin made by boiling bones and hides, used in solution as an adhesive; or any sticky adhesive substance.
  2. Birdlime.

Verb



  1. To join or attach something using glue.
    I need to glue the chair-leg back into place.
  2. To cause something to adhere closely to; to follow attentively.
    His eyes were glued to the screen.