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aardvark a large mammal with a long snout, long ears, a long tail, and almost no hair. Aardvarks are active at night, when they use their powerful claws to dig open ant or termite nests. They catch their food with long, sticky tongues. Aardvarks live in southern and central Africa. Although they are sometimes called anteaters, aardvarks are not closely related to any other kind of mammal.
adhesive a sticky substance or material such as glue. [1/2 definitions]
anteater a mammal that uses its long, sticky tongue to eat ants and termites. True anteaters have no teeth, are furry, and live in Central or South America. They are related to armadillos and sloths. Other kinds of mammals that eat ants are also sometimes called anteaters, but they are not related to American anteaters.
asphalt a sticky black substance like tar. Asphalt is found naturally or obtained when oil is refined. It is used for making roads and roofs and for making things waterproof. [1/2 definitions]
cement a sticky material, such as paste or glue, that gets hard when it dries. [1/3 definitions]
clog to become blocked with sticky matter. [1/3 definitions]
daub to smear or cover with something soft and sticky, such as paint. [1/2 definitions]
glue a thick, sticky liquid used to join things together. [1/2 definitions]
goo (informal) a thick, wet, or sticky substance.
gum1 a sticky substance that is given off by certain plants. [1/5 definitions]
mucilage a sticky substance used as glue.
mucus a slimy, slightly sticky material that coats and protects certain parts of the body, such as the inside of the nose and throat.
mud wet earth that has been turned soft and sticky.
okra a green vegetable that is shaped like a tube. Okra becomes sticky when cooked and is used in soups or fried. [1/2 definitions]
pitch2 a thick, black, sticky material made from coal or wood tar. Pitch is used for paving roads and covering roofs to protect them from water.
resin a sticky substance produced by fir trees and certain other plants. Resin is used to make plastics, medicines, paints, and other products. [1/2 definitions]
smear to coat or spread with something sticky, greasy, or oily. [2/5 definitions]
sticker a paper label, patch, or sign with sticky material on the back side.
tar1 a dark, heavy, sticky substance made from wood, coal, or peat. Tar is used to cover roads and protect roofs.
tobacco a plant with large, sticky leaves that are smoked or chewed. [1/2 definitions]