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See Spanish definition of chicle
1(for chewing)chicle masculinegoma de mascar feminineto chew gum — mascar / comer chicle
2British(glue)goma de pegar feminine
- There are over five hundred million balloons in Europe which have been tied together with string and gum to form Europe City, the capital of Europe.
- He also has a piece of adhesive gum with drawing pins sunk in it which, when combined with a thick rubber band, makes a horrifying catapult.
3(from plant)resina feminine
- The raw silk fiber actually consists of two filaments called fibroin bound by a soluble silk gum called sericin.
- Indian or Chinese ink is essentially lampblack (carbon ink) which is mixed with gum and resin and hardened by baking.
- I learn that one ice cream ingredient, locust bean gum, was used in ancient Egypt to seal the wrappings on mummies.
- A large, multi-chambered stomach supports bacteria that can break down plant fibres, though they prefer shoots, blossoms, fruit and gum from tree bark.
- Lampblack was also mixed with olive oil or balsam gum to make ink by early peoples, and Egyptians are known to have used lampblack as eyeliner.
- Combining xanthan gum with locust bean gum will have a similar effect.
- Rubber gum is made up mostly of a hydrocarbon polymer called polyisoprene, the chains of which are composed only of interlinked carbon atoms with some hydrogen atoms attached.
- The proportions of gum and water to be added to a fixed oil, in order to produce a satisfactory emulsion, will vary according to the oil used.
- Similar vegetable gums, with the same possible adverse effects, are carrageenan, gum tragacanth, and carob or locust bean gum.
- Packets of Jellyace Buko Pandan which are labelled as containing locust bean gum, instead of Konjac, are legal and consumers are advised to check the label.
- I prefer to mix my own gum by dissolving gum-arabic powder or granules in water, at 1 part gum to 2 parts water.
- They otherwise feed mainly on tree gum and insects.
- Their ‘pens’ were quills and their ink was a mixture of gum, soot and, sometimes, the ink from an octopus.
- Other packets of Jellyace Buko Bandan labelled as containing locust bean gum are safe.
- A. Guar gum is a soluble fiber from a plant seed pod.
- These products are normally some type of long chain polymer or gum that increases the viscosity of the spray mixture.
- Guar gum did not produce significant adhesive forces.
- Experimenters soon found that the hardened gum could be dissolved in turpentine and then reshaped.
- After this period of time, they begin to oxidize, forming sludge, varnish, gum and other harmful deposits.
- Then while it was drying itself, they would attach a feather or piece of down to its back with gum or blood or clay, to heighten its visibility as it returned in flight to its nest.
4(gumtree)árbol del caucho masculine
- Here, unusual and ancient giant ferns are frequent, as are scribbly gums and eucalypts, while in places kauri and satinay pines reach high for the sky.
- The Australian ‘Nilagiris’ owe their name to a vaporous blue haze exuded by the eucalyptus gum.
- Thomas established a piece of paradise by planting many native rimu, gums and pines, which now shelter an extraordinary collection of some of the world's rarest and most unusual plants.
- For botany lessons, we crossed the road into the botanical gardens, there to examine the leaves of ash, oak, elm, plane, pine but no wattles, gums or banksias.
- A little further downstream were towering red gums and grey gums.
- It is sheltered effectively by blue gums and golden wattle broken by a palm tree and a peppercorn and it overlooks an olive grove, which yields a steady supply of virgin oil.
- Spotted gum, a type of eucalyptus, runs throughout the house.
- Lowland riverine forests gradually become pockets of temperate rainforest, sprinkled with mountain ash and grey gums.
- Associated species were pignut and mockernut, hickories, black gum, red maple, sassafras, sourwood, and white ash.
- Bottlebrushes, gums and lillypillies, too numerous to mention here, also include splendid specimens of towering proportions in their genera.
- Atholl and Wierda Valley still boast some of the gums and pines that she planted in those suburbs.
- In addition you can expect to see rare species of hornbeam, Douglas fir and black gum, and a well-forested block of South Colorado Street.
- One only has to look at some coral trees in small gardens, wild figs and blue gums that have got out of hand.
- In many other trees such as black gum, sassafras, dogwood, and some maples and oaks, the pigment anthocyanin adds red to the palette.
transitive verb gumming, gummed, gummed
- Oral cancer encompasses cancers of the mouth, throat, cheek, gums, lips and tongue.
- One of the largest-ever studies following the teeth and gums of healthy adults has just been reported from Brisbane.
- Go to the dentist before you get pregnant to be sure your teeth and gums are healthy.
- Cosmetic treatments tend to look better and last longer if you have healthy teeth and gums.
- It can also help to look after the long-term health of the teeth, gums and jaw joints, by spreading the biting pressure over all the teeth.
- Be sure to keep you gums and teeth healthy during pregnancy.
- More obviously vampiric forms of the illness present themselves as an intolerance to light, wherein the skin cracks and bleeds, the gums and upper lip recede, and there is redness of the eyes, teeth, and skin.
- Call the doctor or dentist if you have questions or concerns about your child's teeth, gums, or dental health.
- When gingivitis is neglected, it will eventually progress to periodontal disease, where the gums recede and the teeth loosen and eventually fall out.
- Chemotherapy may cause sores in the mouth, gums, and throat or cause gum tissues to become irritated and bleed.
- Periodontitis is a chronic infectious disease of the gums and underlying bony tissues.
- It ensures that the adult teeth have a healthy mouth to grow into, so they are not immediately attacked by infections from other teeth and diseased gums.
- Eating a balanced diet and healthy snacks is good for your child's teeth and gums.
- It can lead to vision problems, kidney problems, and problems with the gums and teeth.
- Smokeless tobacco stains and wears down your teeth, causes your gums to recede (peel back) and produces mouth sores.
- In one recent study, men with extensive gum disease had a four times greater risk for heart trouble and stroke than men with healthy teeth and gums.
- It is often necessary to make a small cut in the gum over the wisdom tooth, and to remove some bone so that the tooth can be lifted out.
- When healthy, the gum forms a tight collar around and between each tooth.
- In these cases, your dentist may need to make a few small cuts in your gum to reach the roots of the tooth.
- Eventually it was determined that there was eggshell lodged in the gum behind one of my front teeth.
- But by gum, he was going to shout at them a lot and ladle on the tough love to get them there.
- Apparently the fame went right to this fella's noggin, by gum, as his hollerin' and harp-playin' have now become a permanent fixture at Barfly's bluegrass nights as well.
- Cutting back on emissions (by agreeing to the Kyoto Protocols), the report contended, would put a damper on the economic wealth that will save us from hurricanes that might take lots of lives in poorer countries but not here, by gum.
- I made a point of doing my weekend ride at 8am on Sunday, getting home at 11 (nice rolling 36 miles through the countryside), and by gum it was starting to heat up by then.
- The paramount principle has been that the United Nations' word must be taken seriously, and if we've had to subvert its word to guarantee that it is, then, by gum, so be it.
- I guess I just finished a two-week stint at Overlake Hospital, and by gum, it was boring as hell.
- Hard enough when in sober mind, this was not something we were capable of attempting half-cut, although by gum we certainly tried.
- If he says that it requires a constitutional amendment to rectify this grievous error, then, by gum, I am all for it.
- Not sure what the content was, but by gum the subject line rocked out.
- And by gum we loved every minute of it, even though the sores stayed open for years.
- One last van load, we said, which turned into two, and by gum we were tired by the end of it.
- But by gum, I just can't bear the notion of some Joe Lunchpail and his slovenly wife trundling clumsily through my private slaughterhouse, or trying on my world-renowned collection of 16th century undergarments.
- Eventually I realized that if I want people to have good manners in my house, then, by gum, I'm going to make them have good manners in my house.
- Stick the same thing outside a café and they will use it, because now its purpose is clear (and they've paid for their coffee so by gum they're going to get their money's worth and bloody well sit there and to hell with the traffic fumes!).
- ‘This is what we wanted to do and by gum, we were going to do it,’ says Spring.
- Those delicious shivers of anticipation you feel coursing up and down your spine have nothing to do with Valentines Day; it's your body telling you that the Junos are coming up, and by gum you better get ready!
- They really will have to start writing efficient software, by gum.
- Friday came, by gum, and my parents had dropped me off at the entrance to the school in complete shock.
- When someone promises ‘the greatest adventure of all time,’ they'd by gum better deliver.
- Baby, we have that power, and eeh by gum we plan to use it.
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