English version

gum in Human topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgumgum1 /ɡʌm/ ●●● S3 noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable usually plural]HBHHBA your gums are the two areas of firm pink flesh at the top and bottom of your mouth, in which your teeth are fixed2 [uncountable]DF chewing gum3 [uncountable] British EnglishTD a type of glue used to stick light things such as paper together4 [uncountable]TAF a sticky substance found in the stems of some trees5 [countable]HBP a gum tree6 by gum!
Examples from the Corpus
gumThere, they surrendered cigarettes, breath mints and gum, which might pick up radioactivity that could be ingested.Somewhere between ginger, orange, peppermint and chewing gum.Vitamin C is also important for healthy gums.She was always laughing, and her gums were all pink and wet and shiny.He champed on his gum in time to the music, and kept a poker-faced expression.The forests are mostly mixes of loblolly pine and sweet gum, with a holly and huckleberry understory.The gum looks clear over them and they will soon be through.