1. cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive;
[syn: glue, gum, mucilage]
1. join or attach with or as if with glue;
- Example: "paste the sign on the wall"
- Example: "cut and paste the sentence in the text"
[syn: glue, paste]
2. be fixed as if by glue;
- Example: "His eyes were glued on her"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Glue \Glue\ (gl[=u]), n. [F. glu, L. glus, akin to gluten, from gluere to draw together. Cf. Gluten.] 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. [1913 Webster] Bee glue. See under Bee. Fish glue, a strong kind of glue obtained from fish skins and bladders; isinglass. Glue plant (Bot.), a fucoid seaweed (Gloiopeltis tenax). Liquid glue, a fluid preparation of glue and acetic acid or alcohol. Marine glue, a solution of caoutchouc in naphtha, with shellac, used in shipbuilding. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Glue \Glue\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glued; p. pr. & vb. n. Gluing.] [F. gluer. See Glue, n.] To join with glue or a viscous substance; to cause to stick or hold fast, as if with glue; to fix or fasten. [1913 Webster] This cold, congealed blood That glues my lips, and will not let me speak. --Shak. [1913 Webster]The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (17 December 2009):
A generic term for any interface logic or protocol that connects two component blocks. For example, Blue Glue is IBM's SNA protocol, and hardware designers call anything used to connect large VLSI's or circuit blocks "glue logic". [Jargon File] (1999-02-22)The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):
glue n. Generic term for any interface logic or protocol that connects two component blocks. For example, Blue Glue is IBM's SNA protocol, and hardware designers call anything used to connect large VLSI's or circuit blocks glue logic.Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
125 Moby Thesaurus words for "glue": accouple, accumulate, adherent, adhesive, affix, agglutinate, albumen, amass, articulate, assemble, associate, band, barnacle, batter, bind, bond, bonnyclabber, bracket, bramble, braze, bridge, bridge over, brier, bulldog, burr, butter, cement, chain, clabber, clap together, collect, combine, comprise, concatenate, conglobulate, conjoin, conjugate, connect, copulate, cornstarch, couple, cover, cream, curd, decal, decalcomania, dough, egg white, embrace, encompass, fix, fuse, gather, gaum, gel, gelatin, glair, glop, gluten, goo, gook, goop, gruel, gum, gumbo, gunk, include, jam, jell, jelly, join, knot, lay together, league, leech, limpet, link, loblolly, lump together, marry, marshal, mass, merge, mobilize, molasses, mucilage, mucus, pair, pap, paste, piece together, plaster, porridge, prickle, pudding, pulp, puree, put together, putty, remora, rob, roll into one, seal, semifluid, semiliquid, size, solder, soup, span, splice, starch, stick, stick together, sticker, sticky mess, syrup, take in, tape, thorn, tie, treacle, unify, unite, weld, yoke