gum

Noun
  • A preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing (synset 107615569)
  • The tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth (synset 105312431)
  • Any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants
    They are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying (synset 114922621)
  • Cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive (synset 114727036)
  • Wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum (synset 112355037)
  • Any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum (synset 112354810)
Verb
  • Cover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum (synset 201366722)
  • Grind with the gums
    Chew without teeth and with great difficulty (synset 201177521)
  • Become sticky (synset 200587464)
  • Exude or form gum (synset 200068937)

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