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gluenoun [U]

 us   /ɡlu/
a sticky substance used for joining things

glueverb [T]

 /ɡlu/
to join something to something else with a sticky substance that makes the two things stay together when it dries: I’ll just glue the handle back on the cup.
(Definition of glue from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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gluenoun [U]

uk   /ɡluː/  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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glueverb [T usually + adv/prep]

uk   /ɡluː/  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.
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Translations of “glue”
in Korean 풀…
in Arabic صَمْغ, غِراء…
in Malaysian gam…
in French colle…
in Russian клей…
in Chinese (Traditional) 膠, 膠水…
in Italian colla…
in Turkish tutkal, zamk, yapıştırıcı…
in Polish klej…
in Spanish pegamento, cola, pegar…
in Vietnamese keo, hồ…
in Portuguese cola…
in Thai กาว…
in German der Klebstoff…
in Catalan goma, cola…
in Japanese 接着剤, のり…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胶, 胶水…
in Indonesian lem…
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