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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gum, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gummed p. pr. & vb. n. Gumming.]
 1. To smear with gum; to close with gum; to unite or stiffen by gum or a gumlike substance; to make sticky with a gumlike substance.
    He frets like a gummed velvet.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See gum

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing
           [syn: chewing gum]
      2: the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that
         surrounds the bases of the teeth [syn: gingiva]
      3: any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from
         certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden
         on drying
      4: cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an
         adhesive [syn: glue, mucilage]
      5: wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the
         sweet gum [syn: gumwood]
      6: any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar
         or Nyssa that are sources of gum [syn: gum tree]
      v 1: grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great
           difficulty; "the old man had no teeth left and mumbled
           his food" [syn: mumble]
      2: exude or form gum; "these trees gum in the Spring"
      [also: gumming, gummed]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : treated with adhesive gum