Definition of Gumming

1. Noun. Ineffectual chewing (as if without teeth).

Exact synonyms: Mumbling
Generic synonyms: Chew, Chewing, Manduction, Mastication
Derivative terms: Gum, Mumble



Definition of Gumming

1. Verb. (present participle of gum) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gumming

1. gum [v] - See also: gum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gumming

gummed label
gummered
gummering
gummers
gummi
gummi bear
gummi bears
gummier
gummies
gummiest
gummiferous
gummily
gumminess
gumminesses
gumming (current term)
gummings
gummite
gummites
gummose
gummoses
gummosis
gummosities
gummosity
gummous
gummy
gummy bear
gummy shark
gummy sharks
gummy worm

Literary usage of Gumming

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1. The Materials of Engineering by Robert Henry Thurston (1884)
"gumming and Drying.—Still another special physical test determines the degree to which the oil is liable to injury by gumming. The usual method is that of ..."

2. Pulpit Eloquence of the Nineteenth Century: Being Supplementary to the by Henry Clay Fish, Edwards Amasa Park (1871)
"We should say that Dr. gumming could not lay claim to depth and ... Dr. gumming is quite noted as a platform speaker ; and whether here or in his pulpit, ..."

3. Southland Writers: Biographical and Critical Sketches of the Living Female by Mary T.]. [Tardy, Ida Raymond (1870)
"Miss gumming is of Scotch descent, and has resided in Mobile since childhood. ... Miss gumming aims to do more than this. She was constantly with the army ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1834)
"With instruments on this plan Professor gumming has registered the daily ... The instruments exhibited and explained by Professor gumming consisted of: 2. ..."

5. Men of the Time: A Dictionary of Contemporaries, Containing Biographical by Thompson Cooper (1879)
"gumming, THE REV. JOHN. DD, FR.SE, minister of the Scotch Church, ... Dr. gumming came to London in 1833. Ou the platform he is distinguished for his ..."

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