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marine glue

  1. a tarlike composition for coating the seams of a planked deck after caulking.
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Origin of marine glue

First recorded in 1840–50
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Historical Examples of marine glue

  • It is possible to obtain prints with half-tones in fatty ink by means of plates of zinc coated with marine-glue.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 286