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Meaning of GLUE

Pronunciation:  gloo

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive
  2. [v]  be fixed as if by glue; "His eyes were glued on her"
  3. [v]  join or attach with or as if with glue; "paste the sign ont the wall"; "cut and paste the sentence in the text"

GLUE is a 4 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: gum, mucilage, paste
 See Also: animal glue, attach, casein glue, cement, epoxy, fasten, fish glue, marine glue



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Glue\, n. [F. glu, L. glus, akin to gluten, from gluere to
    draw together. Cf. {Gluten}.]
    A hard brittle brownish gelatin, obtained by boiling to a
    jelly the skins, hoofs, etc., of animals. When gently heated
    with water, it becomes viscid and tenaceous, and is used as a
    cement for uniting substances. The name is also given to
    other adhesive or viscous substances.
    {Bee glue}. See under {Bee}.
    {Fish glue}, a strong kind of glue obtained from fish skins
       and bladders; isinglass.
    {Glue plant} (Bot.), a fucoid seaweed ({Gloiopeltis tenax}).
    {Liquid glue}, a fluid preparation of glue and acetic acid
    {Marine glue}, a solution of caoutchouc in naphtha, with
       shellac, used in shipbuilding.
  2. \Glue\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Glued}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Gluing}.] [F. gluer. See {Glue}, n.]
    To join with glue or a viscous substance; to cause to stick
    or hold fast, as if with glue; to fix or fasten.
          This cold, congealed blood That glues my lips, and will
          not let me speak.                        --Shak.
Computing Dictionary

A generic term for any interface logic or protocol that connects two component blocks. For example, blue glue is IBM's SNA protocol, and hardware designers call anything used to connect large VLSI's or circuit blocks "glue logic".

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Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing glue in your dream indicates a fear of being trapped in some situation and not being able to get out of it. You may fear partnership or commitment and a general distrust of people around you. Dreaming that you are gluing something together, suggests that you are piecing together aspects of yourself and acknowledging those previously rejected parts.
Thesaurus Terms
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