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noun as in gluey substance

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Prior to spreading it out on the plates, about 4% or 5% of thick mucilage is commonly added.

To effect this object the mucilage should be thick, and the tracing paper should be dampened with a sponge after it is pasted.

At last we seem to have a mucilage brush that is going to answer every requirement.

The new brush is so arranged that it does not touch the mucilage, but is held above it by a spring in the handle.

Impregnate the tissues with mucilage for twelve to twenty-four hours, according to size.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mucilage, such as: adhesive, glue, gum, paste, and substance.

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