Translation of glue in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /gluː/


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  • goma (feminine) de pegar, pegamento (masculine) to sniff glue inhalar or [slang/argot] esnifar pegamento wood glue cola (feminine) de carpintero (before noun/delante del nombre) glue pen lápiz (masculine) adhesivo, pegamento (masculine) tipo lápiz
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    • Adhesives and glues are substances that are capable of bonding two solid materials together at their surfaces.
    • The glue supplied to stick nail on nail would do a sterling job of adhering the girders of the Forth Bridge together.
    • Then designate him as the control, and stick to him like glue for the rest of the night.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (glues, glueing, glued)

  • 1.1 (stick) pegar*; (in carpentry) encolar fold the edges and glue them down doblar los bordes y pegarlos she glued the pieces together pegó las piezas 1.2 (fix) keep your eyes glued on the road no apartes la vista de la carretera he was glued to the television estaba pegado a la televisión

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