Gum

Gum or GUM may refer to:

Confectionary

* Chewing gum
* Functional chewing gum or Functional gum
* Bubble gum
* Wine gum
* Gumdrop
* Gum base
* Gum industry

Natural gums

* Gum anima
* Gum arabic
* Cassia gum
* Dammar gum
* Gellan gum
* Guar gum
* Locust bean gum
* Spruce gum
* Xanthan gum

Trees and shrubs

* Gum tree or "Eucalyptus"
* Black tupelo or Black gum
* Blue gum
* Ghost gum
* Gum Cistus
* Log gum
* Red Gum
* Spotted gum
* Sweet-gum or "Liquidambar"

Astronomy

* Gum (crater), on the Moon
* Gum Nebula, an emission nebula
* Colin Stanley Gum (1924-1960), Australian astronomer

Geography

* Gum-Gum, a township in Malaysia
* Gum Springs, Arkansas
* White Gum Valley, Western Australia
* The Old Gum Tree in Glenelg North, South Australia

Fiction

* Mr. Gum, the central character in a series of novels for children by Andy Stanton
* Gum, a character from the "Jet Set Radio" video game series
* Great Uncle Matthew, a character in "Ballet Shoes" by Noel Streatfeild

Codes

* ISO 3166-1 alpha-3-code for Guam
* IATA code for Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport

Other uses

* Gingiva, or gums, the soft tissue partly covering teeth
* Postage stamp gum
* Spirit gum
* Genitourinary medicine
* Glasgow University Magazine
* Guide to the Expression of Uncertainty in Measurement (ISO), see Measurement uncertainty
* Gosudarstvennyj Universalnyj Magazin, "State Universal Store", a large department store in Moscow, Russia

ee also

* Gummy (disambiguation)
* Gum-digger, a person who dug for kauri gum in New Zealand


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  • Gum — Gum, n. [OE. gomme, gumme, F. gomme, L. gummi and commis, fr. Gr. ?, prob. from an Egyptian form kam?; cf. It. {gomma}.] 1. A vegetable secretion of many trees or plants that hardens when it exudes, but is soluble in water; as, gum arabic; gum… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gum — ist: nach ISO 3166 Länderkürzel und zugleich olympisches Länderkürzel für Guam Flughafen Antonio B. Won Pat auf Guam als IATA Code das Warenhaus GUM in Moskau die GUM Studios GmbH mit Schwerpunkt Computeranimation und Puppenspiel (Latex Figuren)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gum — gum1 [gum] n. [ME gomme < OFr < LL gumma < L gummi, cummi < Gr kommi < Egypt qmyt] 1. a sticky, colloidal carbohydrate found in certain trees and plants, which dries into an uncrystallized, brittle mass that dissolves or swells in… …   English World dictionary

  • Gum — Gum, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gummed} (g[u^]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gumming}.] 1. To smear with gum; to close with gum; to unite or stiffen by gum or a gumlike substance; to make sticky with a gumlike substance. [1913 Webster] He frets like a gummed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gum up — Gum Gum, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gummed} (g[u^]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gumming}.] 1. To smear with gum; to close with gum; to unite or stiffen by gum or a gumlike substance; to make sticky with a gumlike substance. [1913 Webster] He frets like a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • GUM — ist: nach ISO 3166 Länderkürzel und zugleich olympisches Länderkürzel für Guam Flughafen Antonio B. Won Pat auf Guam als IATA Code das Warenhaus GUM in Moskau die GUM Studios GmbH mit Schwerpunkt Computeranimation und Puppenspiel (Latex Figuren)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gum — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gum|my — gum|my1 «GUHM ee», adjective, mi|er, mi|est. 1. sticky like gum; viscid. SYNONYM(S): viscous, mucilaginous. 2. covered with gum. 3. giving off gum: » …   Useful english dictionary

  • gum — Ⅰ. gum [1] ► NOUN 1) a thick sticky substance produced by some trees and shrubs. 2) glue used for sticking paper or other light materials together. 3) chewing gum or bubble gum. 4) a firm, jelly like sweet. ► VERB (gummed …   English terms dictionary

  • Gum — Gum, n. [OE. gome, AS. gama palate; akin Co G. gaumen, OHG. goumo, guomo, Icel. g?mr, Sw. gom; cf. Gr. ? to gape.] The dense tissues which invest the teeth, and cover the adjacent parts of the jaws. [1913 Webster] {Gum rash} (Med.), strophulus in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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