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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 metallic glue has mul tiple appli ca tions, many of them in the elec tronics industry.
One good way to ensure a strong glue joint is to use the "rub joint" method.
In addition to improving the accuracy of glue application, extrusion technology reduces glue recirculation and reheating by more than 90 percent and it eliminates dozens of mechanical components, reducing glue waste, improving labeling quality and increasing uptime by making the labeler easier to set-up, operate and maintain.
At customer's request they can be additionally equipped with seal labelling in L- or U-shape, either in adhesive or wet glue.
Sparkly cones You will need: | Pine cones | Gold or silver spray | White paint | Glue | Wire Instructions: Gather pine cones on a woodland walk and make sure they are nice and dry.
Table 1 shows the tensile strength values, which are obtained by experimental measurements, depending on the type of wood and the glue.
Kids can apply marker color on top of the glue and run lines along the edges.
They identified two new glycoproteins in the glue and showed that domains of these proteins were produced from opposite strands of the same DNA.
When you set to the end, tuck the fabric under and glue it down.
When surgeons operate on a person to repair broken bones, for example, they may be able to use the new glue to hold the bones together.
More than 40 million students use Elmer's glue and glue sticks annually," said Terri Brown, Elmer's marketing services and communications manager.