gum
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gum(
guhm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. la encía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My gums hurt because I went to the dentist.Me duelen las encías porque fui al dentista.
2. (culinary)
a. el chicle
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Would you like some gum?¿Quieres un chicle?
b. la goma de mascar
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There's gum under all of the tables.Hay goma de mascar debajo de todas las mesas.
3. (glue) (United Kingdom)
a. el pegamento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I need some gum for school.Necesito pegamento para el colegio.
4. (botany)
a. el eucalipto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(tree)
My Australian neighbor planted gums in her yard.Mi vecina australiana sembró eucaliptos en su jardín.
5. (material)
a. la resina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Flies get stuck in the gum exuded by the tree.Las moscas se quedan pegadas en la resina rezumada por el árbol.
b. la goma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I don't know how we'll get this gum off the wood.No sé cómo le vamos a quitarle la goma a la madera.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to stick) (United Kingdom)
a. pegar
I gummed the label to the box.Pegué la etiqueta a la caja.
7. (to chew with the gums)
a. morder con las encías
My baby loves to gum his teddy bear's nose.A mi bebé le encanta morder con las encías la nariz de su oso de peluche.
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gum
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in mouth)
a. la encía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
gum diseasegingivitis f inv
2. (adhesive)
a. la pegamento m, goma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(chewing) gumchicle m
3. (resin)
a.
gum arabicgoma arábiga
gum treeeucalipto m
4. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a.
to be up a gum treeestar metido(a) en un buen lío
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (stick)
a. pegar
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gum [ɡʌm]
noun
(gen) goma (f); (glue) goma (f); pegamento (m); cemento (m); (LAm)(also chewing gum) chicle (m); (sweet) pastilla (f) de caramelo;
transitive verb
(stick together) pegar con goma;(also gum down) [+label, envelope] pegar;
modifier
gum arabic (n) goma (f) arábiga
gum [ɡʌm]
noun
(Anat) encía (f)
gum [ɡʌm]
interjection
by gum! ¡caramba!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "gum"
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chewing gum
el chicle
bubble gum
el chicle, bubblegum
chew gum
mascar chicle
gum in your mouth
chicle en la boca
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