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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glue  \Glue\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Glued};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Gluing}.]  [F.  gluer.  See  {Glue},  n.] 
  To  join  with  glue  or  a  viscous  substance;  to  cause  to  stick 
  or  hold  fast  as  if  with  glue;  to  fix  or  fasten. 
 
  This  cold,  congealed  blood  That  glues  my  lips,  and  will 
  not  let  me  speak.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glue  \Glue\,  n.  [F.  glu,  L.  glus,  akin  to  gluten,  from  gluere  to 
  draw  together.  Cf  {Gluten}.] 
  A  hard  brittle  brownish  gelatin,  obtained  by  boiling  to  a 
  jelly  the  skins,  hoofs,  etc.,  of  animals.  When  gently  heated 
  with  water,  it  becomes  viscid  and  tenaceous,  and  is  used  as  a 
  cement  for  uniting  substances.  The  name  is  also  given  to 
  other  adhesive  or  viscous  substances. 
 
  {Bee  glue}.  See  under  {Bee}. 
 
  {Fish  glue},  a  strong  kind  of  glue  obtained  from  fish  skins 
  and  bladders;  isinglass. 
 
  {Glue  plant}  (Bot.),  a  fucoid  seaweed  ({Gloiopeltis  tenax}). 
 
 
  {Liquid  glue},  a  fluid  preparation  of  glue  and  acetic  acid 
  oralcohol 
 
  {Marine  glue},  a  solution  of  caoutchouc  in  naphtha,  with 
  shellac,  used  in  shipbuilding. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glue 
  n  :  a  strong  liquid  cement  [syn:  {gum},  {mucilage}] 
  v  1:  join  or  attach  with  glue  [syn:  {paste}] 
  2:  be  fixed  as  if  by  glue;  "His  eyes  were  glued  on  her" 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  glue  n.  Generic  term  for  any  interface  logic  or  protocol  that 
  connects  two  component  blocks.  For  example,  {Blue  Glue}  is  IBM's  SNA 
  protocol,  and  hardware  designers  call  anything  used  to  connect  large 
  VLSI's  or  circuit  blocks  `glue  logic'. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  glue 
 
    A  generic  term  for  any  interface  logic  or  {protocol} 
  that  connects  two  component  blocks.  For  example,  {Blue  Glue} 
  is  IBM's  SNA  protocol,  and  hardware  designers  call  anything 
  used  to  connect  large  VLSI's  or  circuit  blocks  "glue  logic". 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
  (1999-02-22) 
 
 




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