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glue

Vox populi A substance used to join one material to another. See Fibrin glue, Krazy glue, Superglue.
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Most water-based glues reach full cure in about 24 hours, but it can take several days for swollen glue joints to shrink back to size.
One of the fastest-growing brands in the category is Gorilla Glue, which offers a comprehensive array of glues suitable for do-it-yourself, school and hobby projects.
There's something irresistible about squeezing out lines and shapes with a bottle of glue.
In earlier studies, it was revealed that spiders make web glue from glycoproteins, or proteins bits of sugar attached.
Russell Stewart, one of the scientists who worked on the new glue, says that in the same way the sandcastle worm glues together grains of sand, surgeons may be able to glue together broken bones.
Every couple of months we sweep up the 15-20 seedlings that have fallen off their mounts, and glue them onto "orphan sticks.
Epoxy glues are one of the strongest adhesives known.
There has been a lot of enthusiasm about cyanoacrylate surgical glue, and some have predicted that it will eventually replace sutures, noted Dr.
Today, dozens of glues designed to stick virtually anything to anything else are on the market.
The new glues also had foaming behaviour comparable to that of blood-proteins glue.
The plywood glues were designed to be applied by "foam extrusion," which is one of four conventional ways the industry applies glue to wood.