Definition of superglue in English:

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superglue

Pronunciation: /ˈso͞opərˌɡlo͞o/

noun

A very strong quick-setting adhesive, based on cyanoacrylates or similar polymers.
Example sentences
  • 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)

[with object]
Stick with superglue: he superglued his hands together
More example sentences
  • 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.’

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: su·per·glue

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