There are 3 translations of gum in Spanish:

gum1

Pronunciation: /gʌm/

noun/nombre

  • 3 uncountable/no numerable (from plant) resina (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • The raw silk fiber actually consists of two filaments called fibroin bound by a soluble silk gum called sericin.
    • Indian or Chinese ink is essentially lampblack (carbon ink) which is mixed with gum and resin and hardened by baking.
    • I learn that one ice cream ingredient, locust bean gum, was used in ancient Egypt to seal the wrappings on mummies.
  • 4 countable/numerable (gumtree) árbol (masculine) del caucho
    More example sentences
    • Here, unusual and ancient giant ferns are frequent, as are scribbly gums and eucalypts, while in places kauri and satinay pines reach high for the sky.
    • The Australian ‘Nilagiris’ owe their name to a vaporous blue haze exuded by the eucalyptus gum.
    • Thomas established a piece of paradise by planting many native rimu, gums and pines, which now shelter an extraordinary collection of some of the world's rarest and most unusual plants.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-mm-)

Phrasal verbs

gum up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[colloquial/familiar] his eyes were gummed up with sleep no podía abrir los ojos de las lagañas or legañas que tenía to gum up the works jorobarlo todo [colloquial/familiar]

Definition of gum in:

There are 3 translations of gum in Spanish:

gum3

Pronunciation: /gʌm/

noun/nombre

  • by gum! (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] ¡caramba!

Definition of gum in: