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NOUN (1)

1. glue that is not water soluble;


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:

Marine \Ma*rine"\, a. [L. marinus, fr. mare the sea: cf. F. marin. See Mere a pool.] 1. Of or pertaining to the sea; having to do with the ocean, or with navigation or naval affairs; nautical; as, marine productions or bodies; marine shells; a marine engine. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geol.) Formed by the action of the currents or waves of the sea; as, marine deposits. [1913 Webster] Marine acid (Chem.), hydrochloric acid. [Obs.] Marine barometer. See under Barometer. Marine corps, a corps formed of the officers, noncommissioned officers, privates, and musicants of marines. Marine engine (Mech.), a steam engine for propelling a vessel. Marine glue. See under Glue. Marine insurance, insurance against the perils of the sea, including also risks of fire, piracy, and barratry. Marine interest, interest at any rate agreed on for money lent upon respondentia and bottomry bonds. Marine law. See under Law. Marine league, three geographical miles. Marine metal, an alloy of lead, antimony, and mercury, made for sheathing ships. --Mc Elrath. Marine soap, cocoanut oil soap; -- so called because, being quite soluble in salt water, it is much used on shipboard. Marine store, a store where old canvas, ropes, etc., are bought and sold; a junk shop. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]




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