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glue

noun [U] uk   us   /ɡluː/
C2 a sticky substance that is used for joining things together permanently, produced from animal bones and skins or by a chemical process
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verb [T usually + adv/prep] uk   us   /ɡluː/ (present participle glueing or gluing, past tense and past participle glued)
C2 to join things together using glue: Is it worth trying to glue this plate back together? I've nearly finished making my plane - I just have to glue the wings on.
Translations of “glue”
in Arabic صَمْغ, غِراء…
in Korean 풀…
in Malaysian gam…
in French colle…
in Turkish tutkal, zamk, yapıştırıcı…
in Italian colla…
in Chinese (Traditional) 膠, 膠水…
in Russian клей…
in Polish klej…
in Vietnamese keo, hồ…
in Spanish cola, pegamento…
in Portuguese cola…
in Thai กาว…
in German der Klebstoff…
in Catalan goma, cola…
in Japanese 接着剤, のり…
in Indonesian lem…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胶, 胶水…
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