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glue:

see adhesiveadhesive,
substance capable of sticking to surfaces of other substances and bonding them to one another. The term adhesive cement is sometimes used in place of adhesive, especially when referring to a synthetic adhesive.
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Glue

An adhesive substance; types include liquid glue, casein glue, animal glue, epoxy resin, vegetable glue, synthetic resin, cellulose cement and rubber compounds.

glue

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(materials)
A crude, impure, amber-colored form of commercial gelatin of unknown detailed composition produced by the hydrolysis of animal collagen; gelatinizes in aqueous solutions and dries to form a strong, adhesive layer.

glue

Any fluid adhesive substance used for joining materials, often of substantial weight; generally refers to adhesives that cure without heat: animal glue, fish glue, emulsion glue, etc.

glue

any natural or synthetic adhesive, esp a sticky gelatinous substance prepared by boiling animal products such as bones, skin, and horns

glue

(jargon)
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".

glue

Software that provides some conversion, translation or other process that makes one system work with another. For example, an application adapter reformats the data into a form available to another application and vice versa. A CGI script sits between the browser and the database, enabling search requests to be passed to the database. "Glue" or "glue software" are terms that can be widely used to reference small programs or scripts needed to integrate applications or tie subsystems together. See application integration, integration server and middleware. See also glue chip.
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Figure 2 shows the results of tensile specimens which are glued after the previous treatment with two types of adhesives (PVAc and PU), and examined by standard methods.
The gluing process is just so difficult to get right--the glue is very sensitive to moisture and weather; the thickness of the glue is a factor in a successful glued seam; the amount of open time is critical and difficult to determine with exactness.
It's at least on par with polyurethane glue for strength and water resistance and, like polyurethane, provides users more time to align glued materials before permanent bonding.
There can be a fear of attempting these sorts of projects because someone might fall to the ground from a poorly glued chair.
When the glue is dry, slide a photograph into your frame under the edge that wasn't glued.
In cold settings, freezing and thawing can pry glued parts apart.
The main faults found were geometric and/or dimensional errors due to the pattern molding and gluing processes and coating and sand inclusion in the casting due to incomplete sealing of the glued pattern surfaces.
As a result, high detection accuracy is achieved even if there are changes in lighting or if the glued object is different.
I pulled out a tube of Krazy Glue from my tackle box, cut a piece of thick leather from my boot and glued it the bottom of the boat.
It's glued to the back of the plate with decoupage paste.
Broken pieces can sometimes be glued back together.
Instant Krazy Glue(R) saved the occasion when a bridesmaid resourcefully pulled out a tube and glued the shoe back together.