Definition of superglue in English:


Syllabification: su·per·glue
Pronunciation: /ˈso͞opərˌglo͞o


  • A very strong quick-setting adhesive, based on cyanoacrylates or similar polymers.
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    • Cyanoacrylates adhesives (also referred to as superglues), which form high shear and tensile strength, can be used to join nearly all materials.
    • While one develops molecule-size solar cells modeled on the way leaves gather energy, another is examining the adhesive properties of the blue mussel to make a waterproof superglue.
    • A little superglue and no one will ever be the wiser.

verb (superglues, supergluing or superglueing, superglued)

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  • Stick with superglue: he superglued his hands together
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    • Either someone has superglued the bloody thing together or I am weak and defeated.
    • One of the firefighters came in at 7pm and the pads had been superglued up at the front and back doors.
    • A spokesman for the company said: ‘They also superglued the locks of the doors.’

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