verb (used with object), glued, glu·ing.
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Origin of glue
OTHER WORDS FROM gluegluelike, adjectivegluer, nounre·glue, verb (used with object), re·glued, re·glu·ing.
Example sentences from the Web for glue
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.
In such cases a board of suitable thickness can be made by pasting or gluing two or more together.Library Bookbinding|Arthur Low Bailey
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
Fig. 177, are useful in certain kinds of work, as in gluing in special places and in wood-carving.Handwork in Wood|William Noyes
A spool of thread may be kept from rolling by gluing squares of cardboard to the ends.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
You will see from all this that gluing should be done in a warm room of an even temperature.Woodworking for Beginners|Charles Gardner Wheeler