from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A seaweed, Glœopeltis intricata, from which the Japanese prepare a fine kind of glue.
- n. The glue made from this seaweed. It is used for paste, starch, and sizing, the glazing and stiffening of textile fabrics, etc.
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These adhesives included Aquazol (a water-soluble polyoxazoline compound available in three molecular weights), several water-soluble cellulose ethers (Cellofas, Klucel G, and methyl cellulose), isinglass (a water-soluble collagen-based adhesive made from sturgeon bladders), funori (a traditional water-soluble Japanese adhesive derived from seaweed), and Paraloid B-67 (an acrylic resin composed of an isobutyl methacrylate polymer, soluble in petroleum distillates).