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gum1 US English

A viscous secretion of some trees and shrubs that hardens on drying but is soluble in water, and from which adhesives and other products are made

gum2 US English

The firm area of flesh around the roots of the teeth in the upper or lower jaw

gum3 US English

An exclamation used for emphasis

GUM US English

Genitourinary medicine

gum US Thesaurus

photographs stuck down with gum

GUM New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

genito-urinary medicine

red gum US English

An Australian gum tree with smooth bark and hard dark red timber

black gum US English

Another term for sourgum.

blue gum US English

A eucalyptus tree with blue-green aromatic leaves and smooth bark

cider gum US English

A fast-growing, hardy Tasmanian eucalyptus, widely grown in northern Europe

fruit gum US English

A firm, jelly-like, fruit-flavoured sweet made with gelatin or gum arabic

gum resin US English

A plant secretion consisting of resin mixed with gum

gum tree US English

A tree that exudes gum, especially a eucalyptus

sugar gum US English

An Australian eucalyptus with sweet foliage which is attractive to cattle and sheep

sweet gum US English

The North American liquidambar, which yields a balsam and decorative heartwood that is marketed as satin walnut

wine gum US English

A small coloured fruit-flavoured sweet made with gelatin

chewing gum US English

Flavored gum for chewing, typically sold in packets of individually wrapped thin strips

gum arabic US English

A gum exuded by some kinds of acacia, used in the food industry, in glue, as the binder for watercolor paints, and in incense

spirit gum US English

A quick-drying solution of gum, chiefly used by actors to attach false hair to their faces

xanthan gum US English

A substance produced by bacterial fermentation or synthetically and used in foods as a gelling agent and thickener. It is a polysaccharide composed of glucose, mannose, and glucuronic acid

gum benjamin US English

Another term for benzoin111.

gum olibanum US English

Another term for frankincense.

gum something up in gum1 US English

Clog up a mechanism and prevent it from working properly

guar gum in guar US English

A fine powder obtained by grinding guar seeds, which has numerous commercial applications, especially in the food industry, where it is used as a thickener and a binder

gumboot US English

Chiefly British term for gum2noun2noun2noun.

sourgum US English

A tupelo of eastern North America, with dark bark that has a deeply checkered pattern. Its bitter blue fruits are eaten by black bears and numerous species of birds

sour gum in sourgum US English

A tupelo of eastern North America, with dark bark that has a deeply checkered pattern. Its bitter blue fruits are eaten by black bears and numerous species of birds

kauri resin US English

The resin of the kauri tree, used as a varnish, and often also found in fossilized form where the tree formerly grew

kauri gum in kauri resin US English

The resin of the kauri tree, used as a varnish, and often also found in fossilized form where the tree formerly grew

gum up in gum US Thesaurus

check to see if the valves are gummed up

benzoin US English

A fragrant gum resin obtained from a tropical tree of eastern Asia, used in medicines, perfumes, and incense

gum benzoin in benzoin US English

A fragrant gum resin obtained from a tropical tree of eastern Asia, used in medicines, perfumes, and incense

bubblegum US English

Chewing gum that can be blown into bubbles

gumshield US English

A pad or plate held in the mouth by a sports player to protect the teeth and gums

gum opopanax in opopanax US English

A fetid gum resin obtained from the roots of the Mediterranean opopanax, used in perfumery

sandarac US English

A gum resin obtained from the alerce (cypress) of Spain and North Africa, used in making varnish

gum sandarac in sandarac US English

A gum resin obtained from the alerce (cypress) of Spain and North Africa, used in making varnish

tragacanth US English

A white or reddish plant gum used in the food, textile, and pharmaceutical industries

gum tragacanth in tragacanth US English

A white or reddish plant gum used in the food, textile, and pharmaceutical industries

river red gum in red gum US English

An Australian gum tree with smooth bark and hard dark red timber