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Glue vs. Adhesive

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  • Glue (noun)

    A hard gelatin made by boiling bones and hides, used in solution as an adhesive; or any sticky adhesive substance.

  • Glue (noun)

    Anything that binds two things or people together.

  • Glue (noun)

    Birdlime.

  • Glue (verb)

    To join or attach something using glue.

    "I need to glue the chair-leg back into place."

  • Glue (verb)

    To cause something to adhere closely to; to follow attentively.

    "His eyes were glued to the screen."

  • Adhesive (adjective)

    Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances.

  • Adhesive (adjective)

    Apt or tending to adhere; clinging.

  • Adhesive (noun)

    A substance, such as glue, that provides or promotes adhesion.

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  • Glue (noun)

    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.

  • Glue

    To join with glue or a viscous substance; to cause to stick or hold fast, as if with glue; to fix or fasten.

  • Adhesive (adjective)

    Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances.

  • Adhesive (adjective)

    Apt or tending to adhere; clinging.

Webster Dictionary
  • Glue (noun)

    cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive

  • Glue (verb)

    join or attach with or as if with glue;

    "paste the sign ont the wall"

    "cut and paste the sentence in the text"

  • Glue (verb)

    be fixed as if by glue;

    "His eyes were glued on her"

  • Adhesive (noun)

    a substance that unites or bonds surfaces together

  • Adhesive (adjective)

    tending to adhere

Princeton's WordNet

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