Meaning of GLUE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ɡlu: ]

n. & v. --n. an adhesive substance used for sticking objects or materials together. (glues, glued, gluing or glueing) 1 fasten or join with glue. 2 keep or put very close (an eye glued to the keyhole). øglue-pot 1 a pot with an outer vessel holding water to heat glue. 2 colloq. an area of sticky mud etc. glue-sniffer a person who inhales the fumes from adhesives as a drug. øøgluelike adj. gluer n. gluey adj. (gluier, gluiest). glueyness n. [ME f. OF glu (n.), gluer (v.), f. LL glus glutis f. L gluten]

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