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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.


vb. (present participle of glue English)

Usage examples of "gluing".

The singing Marine has to move fast to keep his boondockers from sinking in and gluing him to the spot.

EaglePilcher, the maker of the batteries for our smart bombs, since employees have come forward to accuse the company of allegedly rigging computers to show live response from dead batteries, faking test reports, and gluing up cracks in battery casings to save the company hundreds of thousands of dollars.

The handlemen wound the great reels of film out of the boxes and went away to whatever arcane cutting and gluing the handlemen got up to in the hours of darkness.

I cut a slot across the frame, sank the leaf spring (the smallest of the leaf springs) into it crosswise and did as good a job of gluing it there as I could.