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Glues and tapes for sticking things

adhesive

noun

a substance used for making things stick together

binder

noun

a substance used when making other substances that helps them stick together

Blu-Tack

a blue substance like soft rubber that is used for sticking pieces of paper, posters etc to walls

epoxy resin

noun

a type of very strong glue

fixative

noun

a type of glue

glue

noun

a sticky substance that you use to fix things to each other

gum

noun

a type of glue, used especially to stick paper

mastic

noun

a sticky substance used as a glue for filling holes and keeping out water

paste

noun

a kind of glue, often made of flour and water, that is used to make paper or something else stick to a surface

resin

noun

a chemical substance that is used instead of natural resin

Scotch tape

clear plastic material that is sticky on one side and is used for sticking things together

sealing wax

noun

a hard substance that melts (=becomes like a liquid) when you heat it, used for putting a seal on a letter, document etc

Sellotape

clear plastic material that is sticky on one side and is used for sticking things together

size

noun

a type of glue used for making paper or cloth become stiff and shiny

sticker

noun

a piece of paper or plastic with a picture, colour, or writing on one side and a sticky surface on the other that you can stick to something

sticky tape

noun

a long thin clear piece of sticky plastic on a roll, used for sticking paper or other things to each other. People often use the trade names Sellotape in British English, or Scotch tape in American English.

Superglue

a type of very strong glue that sticks things together very quickly

tape

noun

a long thin band of plastic that is sticky on one side and is used for sticking things together

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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