Definition of Gluiness
1. Noun. The property of being cohesive and sticky.
Generic synonyms: Viscosity, Viscousness
Derivative terms: Gluey, Gluey, Gummy, Ropy, Tacky, Viscid, Viscid
Definition of Gluiness
1. the state of being gluey [n -ES]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gluiness
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Literary usage of Gluiness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Horse by William Youatt, John Stuart Skinner (1843)
"The peculiar viscidity and gluiness which is generally supposed to distinguish the discharge of glanders from afl other mucous and prevalent secretions ..."
2. The Horse by William Youatt, Walker Watson, Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1874)
"The peculiar viscidity and gluiness which is generally supposed tn distinguish the discharge of glanders from all other mucous and prevalent sécrétions ..."
3. Medico-Chirurgical Transactions by Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society of London (1830)
"... but even then there is always a degree of viscidity and gluiness in it, that sticks the nostrils together, as it were, from its tenacity, differing from ..."
4. The Principles and Practice of Medicine by John Elliotson, Thomas Stewardson (1844)
"... and it sometimes continues thus for a long time; at others, it soon becomes purulent; but even then there is always a degree of viscidity and gluiness ..."
5. Youatt on the Structure and the Diseases of the Horse with Their Remedies by William Youatt, William Charles Spooner, Henry Stephens Randall (1857)
"The peculiar stickiness and gluiness which is generally supposed to distinguish the discharge of glanders from all other mucous and prevalent secretions ..."
6. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"... are spoiled by them, as they contract by that touch a gluiness from the dead worms, which hinders the silk from winding off properly from the cocoon. ..."
7. The Farmers' Practical Horse Farriery: Containing Practical Rules on Buying by Ephraim Nash (1858)
"The peculiar stickiness and gluiness supp'osed to distinguish the discharge of glanders from all other mucus and prevalent secretions belongs to the second ..."