Origin of glue
OTHER WORDS FROM gluegluelike, adjectivegluer, nounre·glue, verb (used with object), re·glued, re·glu·ing.
How to use glue in a sentence
For one month every winter, Christmas tree sellers become the glue cementing neighborhoods together.Even COVID can’t stop New York City’s sidewalk Christmas tree vendors|matthewheimer|December 24, 2020|Fortune
We are asked to extend the bounds of what would usually be your most intimate friendships to strangers, and that connection is the glue that holds your fiscal life together.Art has been brutalized by tech’s giants. How can it survive?|Konstantin Kakaes|December 23, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Cover it with fabric first, and then pin them in or use hot glue.Seven ways to elevate your holiday decorating, according to the pros at Biltmore|Virginia Brown|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
When the beetle is squashed, tiny cracks form in the glue between the layers of each blade.The diabolical ironclad beetle is nearly unsquishable|Maria Temming|November 23, 2020|Science News For Students
When the beetle is squashed, tiny cracks form in the protein glue between the layers of each blade.The diabolical ironclad beetle can survive getting run over by a car. Here’s how|Maria Temming|October 21, 2020|Science News
They are made by jointing and gluing many small blocks of wood together with the cut ends facing upward.
Edge-grain boards are made by placing planks of wood on edge (taller than they are wide) and gluing them together under pressure.
When that time arrives, it joins the two threads together, by gluing them one over the other with its fore feet.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
If a rolling sound is desired, put in a pea before gluing the dowel in place.
Sandpaper the flat sides before gluing and nailing them together.
Usually it is only the material on the upper side of the brim which needs gluing down.Make Your Own Hats|Gene Allen Martin
A coat of flannel is first applied by sewing or gluing the ends, and then a coat of leather in the same way.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure