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gums, plural;
  1. Chew with toothless gums
    • - some grandmother gumming a meal
  1. An exclamation used for emphasis

  1. chewing gum: a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing
  2. cover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum; "if you gum the tape it is stronger"
  3. gingiva: the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth
  4. mumble: grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty; "the old man had no teeth left and mumbled his food"
  5. any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
  6. become sticky
  7. The gingiva (sing. and plur.: gingiva), or gums, consists of the mucosal tissue that lies over the alveolar bone.
  8. Gum is a sap or other resinous material associated with certain species of the plant kingdom. This material is often polysaccharide-based and most frequently is associated with woody plants, particularly under the bark or as a seed coating. ...
  9. Gum is a lunar crater that is located near the southeastern limb of the Moon, and is viewed nearly from the side from Earth. It lies along the western edge of the irregular Mare Australe, to the northeast of the crater Hamilton. ...
  10. Main Department Store or GUM (ГУМ, pronounced as goom, in full Главный Универсальный Магазин, Glavnyi Universalnyi Magazin) is a modern name for the main department store in many cities of the former Soviet Union, known as State Department Store Государственный Универсальный Магазин, ...
  11. Chewing gum is a type of gum traditionally made of chicle, a natural latex product, or synthetic rubber known as polyisobutylene, which is a non-vulcanisable form of the butyl rubber (isoprene-isobutylene) used for inner tubes or to line tubeless tires. ...
  12. An Gúm (The Scheme) was an Irish state company tasked with the publication of Irish literature, especially educational materials. The agency is now part of Foras na Gaeilge., on Foras na Gaeilge site. ...
  13. The flesh round the teeth; To chew, especially of a toothless person or animal
  14. Gums are the resins that are extracted from the bark, branches and leaves of trees.
  15. (Gums (Anatomy)) Killer dentists shoot people with gums.
  16. (Gums) Polysaccharides of high molecular weight that are scattered in water. They are incomparable to manufactured polymers like the PVP/PVA copolymers. Some of the gums used as hair setting products. Natural thickeners are acacia, tragacanth, quince seed and locust bean.
  17. (Gums) pink tissue surrounding teeth
  18. (gums) Substances that have water-binding properties, but that are used primarily as thickening agents in cosmetics. Some gums have a sticky feel and are used as film-forming agents in hairsprays, while others can constrict skin and have irritancy potential. ...
  19. A vegetable adhesive used to secure the head of the wrapper leaf around the finished bunch.
  20. a very viscous polymer sometimes filled with silicas used as a base for rubber compounding.  Viscosity is often > 1,000,000 cps.
  21. A gum Arabic solution used to coat a lithographic plate at the end of its preparation, also before storage or during a stoppage on the press. The protective coating helps to prevent scumming.
  22. The mucilage applied to the backs of adhesive postage stamps, revenue stamps or envelope flaps. Gum is an area of concern for stamp collectors. It may crack and harm the paper of the stamp itself. It may stain or adhere to other stamps or album pages under certain climatic conditions. ...
  23. Adhesive that is used to attach a stamp to an envelope.
  24. Genito-urinary medicine - also referred to as sexual or reproductive health.
  25. The three-character ISO 3166 country code for GUAM.