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glair

[gler]
(materials)
A sizing liquid made of egg white beaten with vinegar; used to prepare a surface of a book binding for gilding.
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The gases and heavy white substances that surround Genet's key objects (Derrida enumerates elsewhere: "Sperm, saliva, glair, curdled drool, tears of milk, gel of vomit - all these heavy and white substances are going to glide into one another, be agglutinated, agglomerated, stretched out [on]to the edge of all the figures and pass through all the canals" [139]) perform the role of gluing as well as blurring the edges of newly freed objects.