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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth. Also: A type of sweet that you chew for a long time but do not swallow.

Usage examples (37)
  • Most teachers hate gum, but I've heard it helps a person think.
  • These trees gum in the Spring
  • If you gum the tape it is stronger
  • Where chewing gum translates as fresh mouth plastic for more
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