fish glue


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fish glue gelatinous substance obtained by boiling skins fins and bones of fish
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Fish glue a strong kind of glue obtained from fish skins and bladders; isinglass.
    • Fish glue See Isinglass.
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In literature:

Add half ounce of isinglass, or fish glue, and a small piece of loaf sugar.
"American Handbook of the Daguerrotype" by Samuel D. Humphrey
My resolution was to stick to them though they should be thick as fish glue.
"Winning a Cause" by John Gilbert Thompson and Inez Bigwood
Liquid glue may be made either from animal or fish glue.
"Handwork in Wood" by William Noyes
He is called the inventor of the axe, saw, gimlet, plummet-line, and a kind of fish-glue or isinglass.
"A History of Art for Beginners and Students" by Clara Erskine Clement
It's like glue and decayed fish.
"If Winter Don't" by Barry Pain
If I couldn't make a better one out of fish-glue and calico, I'd give up.
"Mrs. Tree" by Laura E. Richards
The principal trade is in cattle, cereals, fish, linen, pottery, glue and leather.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
Commercial products of fishes, their preparation and their uses: caviar, shagreen, cod liver oil, isinglass, and glue.
"A Guide for the Study of Animals" by Worrallo Whitney
Procure a bottle of common fish-glue, or royal glue.
"Taxidermy and Zoological Collecting" by William T. Hornaday
Seems to me that they must anoint their bodies with something composed of dead fish and glue.
"The Great Airship." by F. S. Brereton

In news:

Gluing together pieces of meat, fish, chicken or pork sounds like the bastardization of food, but "meat glue " has the potential to be used both for good and evil.
The cavity created can be filled with any of the liquid fish scents available on the market, then closed off with the end of a cotton swab and a drop of Krazy Glue.

In science:

After allowing the glue to dry overnight, the frame and glass were flipped over. Four nylon fishing lines, covered to approximately 90% of their length with plastic sleeves (1.15 mm diameter) were inserted with tension across the length of the glass.
Construction of the Digital Hadron Calorimeter
Once the glue was dry, the gas inlet tubes, high voltage mounting fixtures and the fishing lines were glued in place.
Construction of the Digital Hadron Calorimeter
To make the grounds more elastic, artists used animal glue, particularly fish glue, sometimes adding honey as plasticizer – all those components are so tasteful to bacteria that glue layers and grounds easily undergo the biodegradation. Protection of the color bearing paint layer becomes more and more illusive.
Forecast of the Chemical Aging and Relevant Color Changes in Painting