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Definition of "glue" []

  • A strong liquid adhesive obtained by boiling collagenous animal parts such as bones, hides, and hooves into hard gelatin and then adding water. (noun)
  • Any of various similar adhesives, such as paste, mucilage, or epoxy. (noun)
  • An adhesive force or factor: Idealism was the glue that held our group together. (noun)
  • To stick or fasten with or as if with glue. (verb-transitive)
  • To fasten on something attentively: Our eyes were glued to the stage. (verb-transitive)
  • Any natural or synthetic adhesive, esp a sticky gelatinous substance prepared by boiling animal products such as bones, skin, and horns (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Any other sticky or adhesive substance (noun)
  • To join or stick together with or as if with glue (verb)

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Use "glue" in a sentence
  • "Spreading the glue love.getglue. com @glue_genie #glue At Adaptive Blue offices."
  • "I have some apps in mind, but as usual, this glue is there to make it possible for others to build on the connection, much as we connect with Google, Amazon, WordPress and other Internet-based services."
  • "The word glue is just "en" so you stick the words together by sticking "en" between them: der Assenholengrabbenmeinenparkenspot"