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Definition of the adjective gum-like
What does gum-like mean as an attribute of a noun?
- resembling chewing gum
- similar: adhesive
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(based on Mayne's Lexicon) by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick
Mucilaginous; gum-like. Gummilcno. (L. gummi, gum.) An artificial gum made by the action of diastase on starch. Gummio'deg. (Ko.mu, gum ; sI<5os, likeness.) Mucilaginous; gum-like. Gummosac charum. (L. gummi, gum ; taccharum, sugar.
by Henry Watts
Gum-like mass. W. e. sol. water, sl. sol. alcohol, insol. ether. Sweet taste. It is readily reduced to croconic acid. By dissolving in alkalis it is entirely altered. Treated with tri-amido-benzene it forms a violet colouring matter, turned brown by alkalis ...
The Encyclopedia of Chemistry, Practical and Theoretical. By J. C. Booth ... assisted by C. Morfit (1853)
It is a feeble acid, expels carbonic acid from the alkaline carbonates, and forms with them colorless, gum-like salts, soluble in water and alcohol, and insoluble in concentrated solutions of the alkaline carbonates themselves. Its salt with ...
Embracing Its Application to the Arts, Metallurgy, Mineralogy, Geology, Medicine, and Pharmacy
Cholate of ammonia becomes acid on evaporation and leaves behind a colorless , transparent, gum-like mass, easily soluble in water. Decomposition of Bile by keeping. Bile has a great tendency to putrefy, caused by its content of mucus ...
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