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- adj. Slimy. Like glair, or partaking of its qualities; covered with glair; viscous and transparent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Like glair, or partaking of its qualities; covered with glair; viscous and transparent; slimy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Consisting of or resembling glair; covered with or appearing as if covered with glair.
It is a minute spheroid in which the best microscope will reveal nothing but a structureless sac, enclosing a glairy fluid, holding granules in suspension.
And his ill-shaped mouth fell apart, and a glairy foam lay on his lips, and his breath came hoarse and noisy.
The fangs are inclosed in a soft, pulpy sheath, the inner surface of which is commonly coated with a thin glairy secretion.
The eggs of the sepia look like big black myrtle-berries, and they are linked all together like a bunch of grapes, clustered round a centre, and are not easily sundered from one another: for the male exudes over them some moist glairy stuff, which constitutes the sticky gum.
In this disease the breathing becomes very painful, as the secretion of glairy serum is suspended, and the dry and inflamed surfaces rub harshly upon each other.
It secretes the _synovia_, or joint oil, a thick and glairy fluid, like the white of a raw egg, which thoroughly lubricates the inner surfaces of the joints.
Observe that it is colorless and either transparent or translucent, and when poured from one vessel to another is glairy and more or less adhesive.
The smooth, rounded head of the thighbone, moist with glairy fluid, fits so perfectly into the smooth, rounded cavity which receives it, that it holds firmly by _suction_, or atmospheric pressure.
He had a remittent chronic intestinal catarrh, with — noticeably during the periods of exacerbation — abundant discharge of a glairy mucus.
During this time it is absolutely inert, but at last the sac -- for such it is -- opens gently, and there is poured out a brownish glairy fluid.
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