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gumming


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gum  \Gum\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &.  p.  {Gummed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Gumming}.] 
  To  smear  with  gum;  to  close  with  gum;  to  unite  or  stiffen  by 
  gum  or  a  gumlike  substance;  to  make  sticky  with  a  gumlike 
  substance. 
 
  He  frets  likke  a  gummed  velvet.Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gumming 
  n  :  ineffectual  chewing  (as  if  without  teeth)  [syn:  {mumbling}] 




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