Definition of Animal glue

1. Noun. A protein gelatin obtained by boiling e.g. skins and hoofs of cattle and horses.

Generic synonyms: Animal Product, Glue, Gum, Mucilage

Lexicographical Neighbors of Animal Glue

animal cell culture
animal cell immobilisation
animal charcoal
animal communication
animal dander
animal dentistry
animal dextran
animal disease
animal fancier
animal fat
animal fiber
animal fibre
animal food
animal foot
animal fries
animal glue (current term)
animal graft
animal group
animal husbandry
animal identification systems
animal kingdom
animal leg
animal material
animal model
animal nature
animal oil
animal order
animal pigment
animal pole

Literary usage of Animal glue

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Manual Training for Common Schools: An Organized Course in Wood-working by Eldreth Gordon Allen, Fassett Allen Cotton (1910)
"Glue and Gluing Most commercial glues are of two kinds—animal glue and fish glue. Animal animal glue is obtained from bones, hoofs, horns, and scraps of ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"animal glue may be safely used as a component of articles intended for use in ... (a) animal glue consists of the proteinaceous extractives obtained from ..."

3. Glue, Gelatine, Animal Charcoal, Phosphorus, Cements, Pastes, and Mucilages by Ferdinand Dawidowsky (1905)
"... animal glue was exclusively used for sizing paper, but at the present it is only used for sizing paper manufactured from rags, and for pasteboard, ..."

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