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Definition of Gumlike
1. resembling gum [adj]
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Literary usage of Gumlike
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1. Materia Medica and Special Therapeutics of the New Remedies by Edwin Moses Hale (1880)
"without feeling dry ; tough, gumlike, thick, tasteless phlegm, brought up by hawking. I would advise you to use it in the catarrhal throat and bronchial ..."
2. Household Bacteriology for Students in Domestic Sciences by Estelle Denis Buchanan, Robert Earle Buchanan (1913)
"The gums or gumlike carbohydrates synthesized by microorganisms are of many ... These gumlike substances either swell considerably in water or dissolve in ..."
3. A Text-book of Human Physiology by Robert Adolph Armand Tigerstedt (1906)
"This is not true, however, for all mucins, for several kinds yield gumlike substances which represent nitrogenous bodies derived from the carbohydrates. 3. ..."
4. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1916)
"Later, gumlike exudations appear on the injured spots, and quantities of yellowish dust lodge in the forks of the tree or branches, and in the loose bark on ..."
5. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1901)
"On opening these berries the inside was found to be full of a gumlike substance, and without a pit, showing deficiency in pollen strength. ..."
6. Cotton Ginners Handbook edited by W. S. Anthony, William D. Mayfield (1995)
"proper adjustment is indicated by poor picking efficiency, dirty spindles, green stain or gumlike plant residue on the spindles, or lint wrapped around ..."