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noun as in sticky substance

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In manufacturing, the regulation of temperature—“process cooling”—controlled the quality of commodities like cotton, tobacco, and chewing gum.

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If you do have a snack, Sweier suggested rinsing your mouth with water after or chewing sugarless gum, which can help stimulate saliva flow.

VetriScience Laboratories These vitamins for dogs come in duck-flavored chews that are not only delicious, but also gentle on your senior friend’s mouth and gums.

Some who are trying to quit smoking or vaping will use nicotine gum or skin patches.

White King Soap sponsored the show on the West Coast, and Beech-Nut Gum in the East.

He packed a large pinch of the snuff against his bottom gum.

He grabs the steering wheel tighter and stops chewing his bubble gum.

Tessie rose, unrolled her scented handkerchief, and taking a bit of gum from a knot in the hem, placed it in her mouth.

He parked near us and sat watching and chewing gum or something.

We were on Blue Gum Ridge hunting squirrels, and we got to talking over one thing and another.

Then rolling chewing-gum from one corner of his mouth into the other, he snapped off the electric light and walked from the room.

Gum is excreted from various plants as a thick fluid, which dries up into transparent masses.

Mrs. Gum dusted a large old-fashioned oak chair with her apron; but he perched himself on one of its elbows.

He said well that he was always thirsty, though Mrs. Gum's expression was the better one.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gum, such as: paste, wax, adhesive, amber, cement, and exudate.

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