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  1. gum

    • IPA[ɡəm]

    美式

    • n.
      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.;glue that is used for sticking paper or other light materials together.
    • v.
      cover with gum or glue;fasten with gum or glue
    • noun: gum, plural noun: gums

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. 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.
    • glue that is used for sticking paper or other light materials together.
    • 2. short for chewing gum or bubblegum
    • 3. a gum tree, especially a eucalyptus.
    • 4. North American dated another term for rain boot

    動詞

    • 1. cover with gum or glue we gummed the photos on to our papers
    • fasten with gum or glue I was gumming small green leaves to a paper tree
    • clog up a mechanism and prevent it from working properly open and close the valves to make sure they don't get gummed up there was no winner and they debated the factors that could have gummed up the works