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glue

GLUE, n. glu. [L. gluten.]

Inspissated animal gluten; a tenacious, viscid matter, which serves as a cement to unite other substances. It is made of the skins, parings, &c. of animals, as of oxen, calves or sheep, by boiling them to a jelly.

GLUE, v.t. To join with glue or a viscous substance. Cabinet makers glue together some parts of furniture.

1. To unite; to hold together.

[This word is now seldom used in a figurative sense. The phrases,to glue friends together, vices glue us to low pursuits or pleasures, found in writers of the last century, are not now used, or are deemed inelegant.]




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GLUE, n. glu. [L. gluten.]

Inspissated animal gluten; a tenacious, viscid matter, which serves as a cement to unite other substances. It is made of the skins, parings, &c. of animals, as of oxen, calves or sheep, by boiling them to a jelly.

GLUE, v.t. To join with glue or a viscous substance. Cabinet makers glue together some parts of furniture.

1. To unite; to hold together.

[This word is now seldom used in a figurative sense. The phrases,to glue friends together, vices glue us to low pursuits or pleasures, found in writers of the last century, are not now used, or are deemed inelegant.]


GLUE, n. [glu; Fr. glu; W. glyd; Arm. glud; Ir. glydh, gliu, gleten; L. gluten; Gr. γλια; Russ. klei. See Class Ld, No. 8, 9, 10.]

Inspissated animal gluten; a tenacious, viscid matter, which serves as a cement to unite other substances. It is made of the skins, parings, &c. of animals, as of oxen, calves or sheep, by boiling them to a jelly. Encyc. Parr.


GLUE, v.t. [Fr. gluer.]

  1. To join with glue or a viscous substance. Cabinet-makers glue together some parts of furniture.
  2. To unite; to hold together. Newton. [This word is now seldom used in a figurative sense. The phrases, to glue friends together, vices glue us to low pursuits or pleasures, found in writers of the last century, are not now used, or are deemed inelegant.]

Glue
  1. 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 or alcohol. -- Marine glue, a solution of caoutchouc in naphtha, with shellac, used in shipbuilding.

  2. 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.

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Glue

GLUE, noun glu. [Latin gluten.]

Inspissated animal gluten; a tenacious, viscid matter, which serves as a cement to unite other substances. It is made of the skins, parings, etc. of animals, as of oxen, calves or sheep, by boiling them to a jelly.

GLUE, verb transitive To join with glue or a viscous substance. Cabinet makers glue together some parts of furniture.

1. To unite; to hold together.

[This word is now seldom used in a figurative sense. The phrases, to glue friends together, vices glue us to low pursuits or pleasures, found in writers of the last century, are not now used, or are deemed inelegant.]

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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