glue meaning, glue definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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  ( glues    plural & 3rd person present)   ( glueing    present participle)   ( gluing    present participle)   ( glued    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-mass   Glue is a sticky substance used for joining things together, often for repairing broken things.  
...a tube of glue., ...high quality glues.     
2       verb   If you glue one object to another, you stick them together using glue.  
Glue the fabric around the window...      V n prep/adv  
They are glued together.      be V-ed together  
3       v-passive   If you say that someone is glued to something, you mean that they are giving it all their attention.  
They are all glued to the Olympic Games.      be V-ed to n  

glue sniffing     
Glue sniffing is the practice of breathing the vapour from glue in order to become intoxicated.      n-uncount  
(=solvent abuse)  
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  


      n   adhesive, cement, gum, mucilage, paste  
      vb   affix, agglutinate, cement, fix, gum, paste, seal, stick  

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glue sniffing, gluten, glut, glum

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