Definition of superglue
: a very strong glue; specifically : a glue whose chief ingredient is a cyanoacrylate that becomes adhesive through polymerization rather than evaporation of a solvent
Recent Examples of superglue from the Web
But the future of the new type of superglue is still taking shape.
Now, a team of experimental physicists has invented a new adhesive, made of superglue’s main ingredient—
Ms. Brown pulled a pouch out of her bag and rummaged through her sunscreen, an eyeglass repair kit, superglue, some chargers, string, miniscissors and an insurance card.
Most superglues have low viscosity and won't fill gaps.
A locksmith came by and said someone had put superglue in them.
Use of superglue and a normal free-wheel was definitely not recommended.
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SUPERGLUE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of superglue for English Language Learners
: a very strong glue
Medical Definition of superglue
: a very strong glue; specifically : a glue whose chief ingredient is cyanoacrylate that becomes adhesive through polymerization rather than evaporation of a solvent
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