glue stick
A solid adhesive in a twist- or push-up tube, most commonly seen in schools and offices.

Can I have a glue stick to stick this sheet into my book please, Miss?

Syn: Pritt stick

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  • Glue stick — Glue sticks are solid adhesives in twist or push up tubes. The user can apply glue by holding the open tube, thus keeping their fingers clean. Because of their ease of use, and their economic value, glue sticks are a popular school and office… …   Wikipedia

  • stick like glue — see ↑stick, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑glue stick like glue informal 1 : to stay very firmly attached to something Wash the egg off before it dries, or it will stick like glue. often used figuratively One of the kids called him “Stretch,” and the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick — UK US /stɪk/ verb [I or T] (stuck, stuck) ► to fasten something somewhere, for example with glue: stick sth on/onto sth »Stick these labels on the top of the boxes. stick sth up (with sth) »He stuck up a notice on the board with pins. ► to stay… …   Financial and business terms

  • stick — I UK [stɪk] / US verb Word forms stick : present tense I/you/we/they stick he/she/it sticks present participle sticking past tense stuck UK [stʌk] / US past participle stuck *** 1) [transitive] to push something long and thin into or through… …   English dictionary

  • stick — stick1 W3S3 [stık] v past tense and past participle stuck [stʌk] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(attach)¦ 2¦(push in)¦ 3¦(put)¦ 4¦(move part of body)¦ 5¦(difficult to move)¦ 6 stick in somebody s mind 7 make something stick 8¦(name)¦ 9 somebody c …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • glue — glue1 S3 [glu:] n [U and C] [Date: 1200 1300; : French; Origin: glu, from Latin glus] a sticky substance used for joining things together glue 2 glue2 present participle gluing or glueing v [T] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • glue — [glo͞o] n. [ME gleu < OFr glu, birdlime < LL glus (gen. glutis), glue: see CLAY] 1. a hard, brittle gelatin made by boiling animal skins, bones, hoofs, etc. to a jelly: when heated in water, it forms a sticky, viscous liquid used to stick… …   English World dictionary

  • stick — [stik] n. [ME stikke < OE sticca, akin to Du stek, ON stik < IE base * steig , a point > STAKE, Frank * stakka, Gr stigma, L instigare, INSTIGATE] 1. a long, usually slender piece of wood; specif., a) a twig or small branch broken off or …   English World dictionary

  • Stick — Stick, v. i. 1. To adhere; as, glue sticks to the fingers; paste sticks to the wall. [1913 Webster] The green caterpillar breedeth in the inward parts of roses not blown, where the dew sticketh. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To remain where placed; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glue — Glue, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Glued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gluing}.] [F. gluer. See {Glue}, n.] To join with glue or a viscous substance; to cause to stick or hold fast, as if with glue; to fix or fasten. [1913 Webster] This cold, congealed blood That… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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