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Synonyms for gum

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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

Related Words

grind with the gums


become sticky

Related Words

exude or form gum

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
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GA in powder form: it is a 100% natural extract powder produced mechanically from the wildly grown Acacia Senegal tree with a particle size less than 210 [micro]m with no additives.
The lightweight formulations feature a blend of 100% extra-virgin coconut and shea oils, creamy coconut milk, and acacia Senegal.
The market's revenues, split into acacia senegal and acacia seyal (Vachellia), exhibit that the former type of gum arabic will dominate with greater revenue share, while consumption of the latter gum arabic will remain higher throughout the forecast period
In this attention, Gum Arabic (GA) or Acacia gum is an edible biopolymer obtained as exudates of mature trees of Acacia senegal and Acacia seyal which grow principally in the African region of Sahe in Sudan.
The Acacia species selected were Acacia nilotica, Acacia seyal and Acacia senegal. Bark samples from bulk collections of the three Acacia species were extracted with water, 80% methanol and 70% acetone.
It is a product of Acacia trees, namely the Acacia senegal and Acacia seya, known in Sudan as Hashab and Talha trees respectively.
The resident population of Western Rajasthan consumes a specific kind of long-established food known as "Pachkutta" and its main components are Acacia senegal L.
Growth, water status and nutrient accumulation of seedlings of Acacia senegal (L.) response to soil salinity.
Plants preferred in the fourth category were Acacia Senegal, Acacia oerfata, Acacia brevispica and Indigofera oblongifolia in the dry season (1.89%) and Acacia Senegal, Commiphora Africana, Commiphora species and Lantana camara in wet season (3.08-6.15%).
100 Solagum AX (Seppic) Acacia senegal gum, xanthan gum) 1.00 Phase C DayMoist CLR (CLR) (Aqua, hydrolyzed corn starch, 3.00 beta vulgaris (beet) root extract) Microcare SB (Thor GmbH) (Water, sodium benzoate, 0.50 potassium sorbate)
Acacia nilotica is probably the earliest commercial source of gum arabic, which is used in foods and beverages though this valuable commodity now comes mainly from Acacia senegal. The gum is still used in the manufacture of matches, inks, paints, and confectionery in pharmaceutical preparations throughout the world.
Acacia fiber (also known as gum arabic or acacia gum) is derived from tree exudate (a fluid that oozes from tree stems and branches) of the Acacia Senegal tree, which grows in Africa.