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glue - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'glue' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . 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.
- To join with glue or a viscous substance; to cause to stick or hold fast, as if with glue; to fix or fasten.

Meaning of 'glue' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . glue [ v]
Meaning (1):
- join or attach with or as if with glue
Example in sentence:
  • cut and paste the sentence in the text;
  • paste the sign on the wall
Meaning (2):
- be fixed as if by glue
Example in sentence:
  • His eyes were glued on her