Definition of glue
(Entry 1 of 2)
1a : any of various strong adhesive substances especially : a hard protein chiefly gelatinous substance that absorbs water to form a viscous solution with strong adhesive properties and that is obtained by cooking down collagenous materials (such as hides or bones)
b : a solution of glue used for sticking things together
2 : something that binds together enough social glue … to satisfy the human desire for community— E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
glued; gluing also glueing
Definition of glue (Entry 2 of 2)
1 : to cause to stick tightly with or as if with glue gluing the parts together used that war to glue together a frail story— Gloria Emerson
2 : to cause to remain continuously or to be fixed steadily —usually used with to the spectators were glued to their seatsall eyes glued to the TV screen
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