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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

[glü]
(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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As you approach the rim, glue 1/2 inch of the cardboard strip around the interior coils, then continue the rim to the top of the cardboard, gluing and flattening braids against the cardboard as you go.
The wood parts produced by HF gluing are often met in practice.
In the present research of the data related to the relevant physical and mechanical properties of laminate elements, produced by different technological gluing procedures, were determined by experimental method.
During the gluing procedure the temperature between the third and fourth layer of veneer was measured and its flow chart is shown in Figure1.
As lost foam expands into high volume applications, automatic pattern-handling and gluing equipment may be incorporated to eliminate operator variability.
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.
These faults revealed that there were differences between different sets of the same tooling, providing limited reliability in the molding and pattern gluing machines.
Special machinery is also used to make gluing equipment, or a resin-pouring procedure can be used.
As part of the arrangement, Baldwin has been awarded the exclusive worldwide rights for sales and marketing of Webtack contact gluing systems for the web offset market.
Baldwin President and COO Karl Puehringer said, "Robatech's expertise in gluing and Baldwin's extensive global sales and support network create a unique combination that will enable us to provide customers with an even greater set of on-folder gluing and finishing solutions.