Bee glue
Glue Glue (gl[=u]), 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. [1913 Webster]

{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 or alcohol.

{Marine glue}, a solution of caoutchouc in naphtha, with shellac, used in shipbuilding. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bee glue — Bee Bee (b[=e]), n. [AS. be[ o]; akin to D. bij and bije, Icel. b[=y], Sw. & Dan. bi, OHG. pini, G. biene, and perh. Ir. beach, Lith. bitis, Skr. bha. [root]97.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) An insect of the order {Hymenoptera}, and family {Apid[ae]} (the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bee-glue — beeˈ glue noun Propolis • • • Main Entry: ↑bee …   Useful english dictionary

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  • bee glue — noun : propolis * * * propolis. [1590 1600] * * * bee glue, = propolis. (Cf. ↑propolis) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bee glue — propolis. [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • bee glue — noun Propolis …   Wiktionary

  • Glue — (gl[=u]), 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glue plant — Glue Glue (gl[=u]), 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bee — (b[=e]), n. [AS. be[ o]; akin to D. bij and bije, Icel. b[=y], Sw. & Dan. bi, OHG. pini, G. biene, and perh. Ir. beach, Lith. bitis, Skr. bha. [root]97.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) An insect of the order {Hymenoptera}, and family {Apid[ae]} (the honeybees),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bee beetle — Bee Bee (b[=e]), n. [AS. be[ o]; akin to D. bij and bije, Icel. b[=y], Sw. & Dan. bi, OHG. pini, G. biene, and perh. Ir. beach, Lith. bitis, Skr. bha. [root]97.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) An insect of the order {Hymenoptera}, and family {Apid[ae]} (the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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