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Synonyms for gum

Synonyms for gum

a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing

the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth

cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive

wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum

any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum

cover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum

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grind with the gums


become sticky

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exude or form gum

References in periodicals archive ?
Growing application of gum arabic as tablet binders, film forming agent, and suspending agents in production of pharmaceuticals
While the average piece of gum costs around 3p to buy, the LGA said it costs councils up to 50 times that, PS1.
Bleeding gums are a warning sign that your gums need treatment.
This gum comes in 15 piece packages that include bold flavors like Cobalt, RPM Mint, Ascent and more.
Check for the following signs to determine if you have gum disease receding gums that bleed when you brush your teeth:
Additionally, studies show that when you chew gum, especially xylitol gum, some bacteria, including cavity-causing Streptococcus mutans, become trapped in the chewing gum.
Witness the Beldent chewing gum experiment now airing on YouTube, where 70 percent of people gave the thumbs up to a non-gum chewer over his/her gum chewing twin.
Euromonitor projects that over the next five years gum sales will fall another 4%.
But the problem is that families share on a daily basis, and unknowingly increase their risk of getting gum disease.
Consumers in the two youngest age groups frequented conveniences stores for candy and gum most often.
The council spent PS30,000 on hiring a special cleaning machine to blast gum off the streets but the situation was as bad again within six months.
Mr Millar argued that chewing gum litter had become such a huge blight on the urban landscape that it was as anti-social as not cleaning up dog mess.
Healthy gums form a tight seal around the tooth where the crown of the tooth meets the root.
Tory AM for Clwyd West Darren Millar is seeking to introduce a new law to help to clear up the mess left in town centres by discarded gum.
A LIFE-SIZE model of thousands of pieces of chewing gum discarded on pavements in Coventry city centre each year went on show at the weekend.