Translation of glue in Spanish:

glue

goma de pegar, n.

Pronunciation /ɡlu//ɡluː/

noun

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    goma de pegar feminine
    pegamento masculine
    to sniff glue inhalar pegamento
    • wood glue cola de carpintero
    • before noun glue pen pegamento tipo lápiz
    • The lid was sealed down, and two heavy duty magnets were stuck to the lid, using glue to hold the box on the underside of the car.
    • The glue used was an epoxy resin of which two types were employed for different reasons.
    • The meat was being made to adhere together due, basically, to toxic glue.
    • This kind of glue will stick to animal tissue as well as to metals and other materials.
    • So I decided to make it thicker by adding a rubber layer, again glued with neoprene glue.
    • The glue supplied to stick nail on nail would do a sterling job of adhering the girders of the Forth Bridge together.
    • The Chantelle Bleau Memorial Fund has spent the past six years campaigning to raise awareness of the dangers of volatile substances such as glues, gasses and aerosols by visiting schools.
    • Madeleine brushed a streak of glue next to the Polaroid and stuck the green paper to the wall.
    • Hannah found some scissors, material and glue, while Ton found paints and paintbrushes.
    • Every day she would proudly leave the Club with some brilliant construction in lolly sticks, paint and glue.
    • Modern items use bought-in material like glues and plastic resins which are not produced locally.
    • Adhesives and glues are substances that are capable of bonding two solid materials together at their surfaces.
    • The substance was finally identified as white PVA adhesive, a type of industrial glue.
    • I used a strong epoxy glue to secure both the swivel and the brass rod in position.
    • The next day I woke up and my eyes had swollen and were stuck together with what seemed like glue.
    • Squeeze a dot of glue in the middle of the stick and press the face bead in it until set.
    • The self-assembly chairs, tables and sofas fit together without screws or glue.
    • Researchers plan to use the substance as a sort of glue for teeth-straightening braces.
    • Then designate him as the control, and stick to him like glue for the rest of the night.
    • Most shoemakers work in big factories where conditions are usually unhealthy because of the noise and working with chemical substances such as glues, solvents and dressings.

transitive verb

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    (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
    • The first step is in assembling the figures which simply involves gluing the arms together.
    • Cluster three chestnuts side by side in a circle, gluing them together with your glue gun.
    • This problem was solved when I glued a wooden tongue depressor to the pieces.
    • After building a wall of sandbags outside the shop, he glued the door shut, put silicone around it and settled in.
    • The application of sufficient pressure to unlock the locking chain from the other chains can be increased using other locking techniques such as melting or glueing the beads together.
    • Because the bag part has to be glued into the frame it's a bit fiddly, I got a bit of glue on the outside of the purse.
    • It wasn't that gluing them together healed anything.
    • My eyelids are glued together, and I feel like I'm doing everything in slow motion.
    • Tender keyboard melodies and skeletal guitar rhythms are glued together in darkness.
    • To further embellish the tag, embroider a motif on the second tag before gluing the two together.
    • Meticulously gluing them together piece by piece, Kaufman builds up feathered layers and leaflike clusters of paint.
    • Once all the pieces were made I glued it together and slid it onto the case fan.
    • The most common criticism of British hardcovers is that they are glued rather than sewn.
    • While Amelia and Lisa work on their paint-by-numbers sets, Andrea sits on the floor, gluing hot-pink thread to a transparency.
    • With long sideburns of my own already in place, Jo has to cut the fake ones in half before glueing them on to my face.
    • Seals are being pressed into service as mobile marine laboratories, with scientists gluing instruments to their backs in an attempt to find out more about global warming.
    • The curves were achieved by laminating thin boards, gluing them together and shaping them with a vise.
    • I take it off my tongue where it seems to have glued itself, put it back in, take another drink of water.
    • Make sure to use pipe cleaner before gluing your pipe fittings together.
    • A cylinder was created from this rectangle, 12 inches tall, by gluing the ends together
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    (fix)
    keep your eyes glued on the road no apartes la vista de la carretera