animal glue

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animal glue

[′an·ə·məl ‚glü]
(materials)
A glue made from the bones, hide, horns, and connective tissues of animals.

animal glue, hide glue

A glue made from the bones, hide, horns, and connective tissues of animals; when used hot, it develops strong bonds; has poor water resistance.
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It would be foolhardy for any of us to trivialize the efforts of young professionals, as it would be heretic to send old-guard managers to the business equivalent of a glue factory. Each generation can learn from another.
IC says: He might end up in the glue factory if things don't go well.
My agent hadn't been able to sell a recent title, my essays were not being picked up by newspapers, and I had received the week before a letter from one of my publishers stating that another of my books was being declared out of print, which is like sending a racehorse to the glue factory.
In the land of Faerie, Pyrgus Malvae wants to protect animals, particularly from a glue factory that kills kittens to improve the quality of their products.
These days, most racing experts are of the view that if a horse shows decent form on its return after a big break its future is suddenly so bleak it may as well be carted straight off to the glue factory.
The headaches had reportedly worsened when he started work in a glue factory in 1998 (he had previously been an electrician) and worsened remarkably when he was transferred to the glue preparation department, where he had worked for 6 months before the loss of vision.
The cynic might call this the definitive recycling program, rendering no longer productive race horses or equine cowhands into meat and other consumables, even as more are cranked out by breeders to spend their lives in service to human selfishness until it's their turn for the proverbial glue factory.
Tong punctuates these antics with various action set-pieces, including a nifty and brief sword fight and a ridiculously overdone chase on the sticky treadmill in a glue factory.
Elmer is still laboring at the glue factory, and his famous Elmer's Glue is used across the world for many bonding jobs.
In the past, public health officials could argue that they were protecting people from external threats: carriers of contagious diseases, fumes from the local glue factory, contaminated water, food poisoning, dangerous quack remedies.
But part of the site was also used as a glue factory and residents raised contamination fears more than a decade ago.