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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

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become sticky

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exude or form gum

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If you suspect you or your family are part of the large group of Americans affected by gum disease, go see your dentist.
Recent research shows the copious production of saliva stimulated by gum chewing helps neutralize the tooth-decaying acids in dental plague.
The gums are manufactured by Gum Tech at its state-of-the-art plant in Phoenix, and are among several chewing gums to be produced by Gum Tech for The Winning Combination in the next 12 months.
Also, Swansea-based Diversified Solutions has come with a chemical called Bye By Gum which it says will remove the sticky menace from carpets, chairs and furniture.
The Scientific Advisory Committee, created by Gum Tech in 1996, includes doctors, dentists, physicists, lawyers and other technical individuals who provide insight and recommendations for present and future functional chewing gum products.