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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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The folder features a 72-degree former with double parallel assembly, three-knife cross head perforator, perforator at nips and RTF, four tape quarterfolder, quarterfolder bucket phasing assembly, stitcher spacer section, MotterStitch stitcher, air-cooler for former air, Support Products four-head gluer, four-knife trimmer, and a stacker/bundler.
Kipp says he was "surprised" that the Globe-Times' Cosmo and its Community press, which supported a good commercial-printing business with its trimmer and gluer, were not part of the original sale.
Among the new purchases is: a Timesavers widebelt sander, a Unique 220 door machining center, Unique Shape and Sand machines, a Holz-Her edgebander, a Quick clamp carrier with gluer, a Robland sliding panel saw and five Kremlin paint pumps.
To further boost their growth trajectory, Principal Packaging received a further grant award of Au45k, supported by Au450k of asset finance from Lombard, to purchase a multipoint folder gluer machine.
Ancillaries include: a gluer, before the roller top of former, programmable to match product size; a two-part section stitcher after the last nipping rollers; quarterfolding capability; and a trimmer in the mailroom, as copies come off conveyor.
Helen Gluer has been hired as new CEO by Queensland Rail.
Because of the radio frequency technology, the gluer has the capability for high production white providing consistent glue joint strength, Ogden adds.
ELBO plans to install an overhead heatset dryer, second folder and inline finishing (skip slitter, gluer and ribbon stitcher) at a later date.
Former Under Treasurer Helen Gluer will extend her role as CEO of Queensland Rail for a further one year, after accepting an offer from the board.