Glue n. 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.
Glue, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glued p. pr. & vb. n. Gluing.] 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.
n : cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an
adhesive [syn: gum, mucilage]
v 1: join or attach with or as if with glue; "paste the sign ont
the wall"; "cut and paste the sentence in the text"
2: be fixed as if by glue; "His eyes were glued on her"