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noun 
  1. A hard gelatin made by boiling bones and hides, used in solution as an adhesive; or any sticky adhesive substance.
  2. (obsolete) birdlime, Birdlime.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: lijm
  • French: colle
  • German: Klebstoff , Leim
  • Italian: colla
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: cola , goma
verb (glues, gluing or glueing, glued)
  1. (transitive) To join or attach something using glue.
I need to the chair-leg back into place.
  1. (transitive) To cause something to adhere closely to; to follow attentively.
His eyes were glued to the screen.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: lijmen
  • French: coller
  • German: leimen
  • Italian: incollare
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: From Old French glu (now "birdlime"), from late Latin glus, glut-, from Latin glutenLatin, gluten.


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