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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Resembling the consistency of egg white; Viscid, slimy.

Usage examples (30)
  • There, I unfold it where it is creased, and you see a transparent glairy substance, within which is a round yellowish egg.
  • The fangs are inclosed in a soft, pulpy sheath, the inner surface of which is commonly coated with a thin glairy secretion.
  • He had a remittent chronic intestinal catarrh, with — noticeably during the periods of exacerbation — abundant discharge of a glairy mucus.
  • During this time it is absolutely inert, but at last the sac -- for such it is -- opens gently, and there is poured out a brownish glairy fluid. for more
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