Gum vs Human - What's the difference?

gum | human |


As a symbol gum

is the iso 3166-1 three-letter (alpha-3) code for guam.

As an adjective human is

(label) classical (of or pertaining to the classical - latin, greek - languages, literature, history and philosophy).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

gum

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) gome, from (etyl) . More at yawn.

Noun

(en noun)
  • (often, in the plural) The flesh round the teeth.
  • Synonyms
    * gingiva (medical)
    Derived terms
    * gumboil * gum-didder * gum-digger * gum-digging * gum disease * gumless * gummed * gummy * gum ridge * gum-ring * gum-rubber * gum shield * gum-stake * gum-tickler * gum-tooth * gumwork

    Verb

    (gumm)
  • To chew, especially of a toothless person or animal.
  • To deepen and enlarge the spaces between the teeth of (a worn saw), as with a gummer.
  • Etymology 2

    (etyl) gomme, gumme, from (etyl) gome, from (qem?t, qemài ) 'acanthus resin'.

    Noun

  • (uncountable) Any of various viscous or sticky substances that are exuded by certain plants.
  • (uncountable) Any viscous or sticky substance resembling those that are exuded by certain plants.
  • (uncountable) Chewing gum.
  • (countable) A single piece of chewing gum.
  • Do you have a gum to spare?
  • (US, dialect, Southern US) A hive made of a section of a hollow gum tree; hence, any roughly made hive.
  • (US, dialect, Southern US) A vessel or bin made from a hollow log.
  • (US, dialect) A rubber overshoe.
  • Derived terms
    * acacia gum * accaroid gum, accroides gum * apple-gum * bee gum * begum * black gum * blue gum * box-gum * British gum * bubble gum, bubble-gum, bubblegum * carob gum * chagual gum * chewing gum * chicle gum * dammar gum * degum * doctor-gum * doctor's gum * elastic gum * free gum * gellan gum * ghatti gum * grilled gum * guar gum * gum acacia * gum acaroidea, gum accroides * gum albanum * gum ammoniac * gum anima, , gum animi * gum animal * gum arabic * gumball * gum band * gum benjamin * gum benzoin * gum bichromate * gum-boiler * gum boot, gumboot * gum-bucket * gum butea * gum camphor * gum-chewer * gum-chewing * gum cistus * gum dammar * gum-digger * gum-digging * gum dragon * gum-drop, gumdrop * gum elastic * gum elemi * gum eraser * gum eurphorbium * gum-field * gum-flowers * gum-game * gum guaiac * gum-hole * gum ivy * gum juniper * gum karaya * gum kino * gum labdanum * gum lac * gum-land * gumlands * gum-line, gumline * gummage * gummy * gum myrrh * gum myrtle * gum nut * gum of ivy * gum olibanum * gum over platinum * gum-paper * gum passage * gum plant * gum-platinum * gum pot * gum print * gum printing * gum-rash * gum resin * gum rockrose * gum sandarac * gum sangapenum * gum-seal * gum-senegal * gumshoe * gum silk * gum stick * gum-succory * gum-sucker * gum-taffeta * gum-thistle * gum thus * gum tragacanth * gum tree * gum turpentine * gum (verb) * gum water * gum wood, gumwood * gum-worker * hog gum * karaya gum * Kordofan gum * locust bean gum * log gum * manna gum * mastic gum * mountain gum * natural gum * red gum * ribbon gum * slum gum, slumgum * snow gum * sonora gum * sour gum * spotted gum * spruce gum * sterculia gum * sugar gum, sugar-gum * sweet gum, sweet gum-tree * tara gum * ungum * white gum * xanthan gum * York gum

    Verb

    (gumm)
  • (sometimes with up) To apply an adhesive or gum to; to make sticky by applying a sticky substance to.
  • * 2012 , Julie Hedgepeth Williams, A Rare Titanic Family: The Caldwells' Story of Survival (ISBN 1603061169), page 184:
  • However, Albert said in his audiotape and in his speech that a lever designed to release the lifeboat's block and tackle was gummed up with red paint.
  • To stiffen with glue or gum.
  • * Shakespeare
  • He frets like a gummed velvet.
  • (colloquial, with up) To impair the functioning of a thing or process.
  • That cheap oil will gum up the engine valves.
    The new editor can gum up your article with too many commas.

    Derived terms

    * gum up * gum up the works

    human

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (notcomp) Of or belonging to the species Homo sapiens or its closest relatives.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-07, author=David Simpson
  • , volume=188, issue=26, page=36, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Fantasy of navigation , passage=Like most human activities, ballooning has sponsored heroes and hucksters and a good deal in between. For every dedicated scientist patiently recording atmospheric pressure and wind speed while shivering at high altitudes, there is a carnival barker with a bevy of pretty girls willing to dangle from a basket or parachute down to earth.}}
  • (comparable) Having the nature or attributes of a human being.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers), title=(A Cuckoo in the Nest)
  • , chapter=1 citation , passage=She was like a Beardsley Salome , he had said. And indeed she had the narrow eyes and the high cheekbone of that creature, and as nearly the sinuosity as is compatible with human symmetry.}}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=20 citation , passage=The story struck the depressingly familiar note with which true stories ring in the tried ears of experienced policemen. No one queried it. It was in the classic pattern of human weakness, mean and embarrassing and sad.}}
  • * 2011 August 17, Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., The Many Wars of Google: Handset makers will learn to live with their new ‘frenemy’]'', ''Business World'', ''[[w:The Wall Street Journal, Wall Street Journal] ,
  • Google wouldn't be human if it didn't want some of this loot, which buying Motorola would enable it to grab.

    Synonyms

    * (l)

    Derived terms

    * human behaviour * human being * human botfly * human capital * human chattel * human chorionic gonadotropin * human-computer interaction * human condition * human death * human development * Human Genome Project * human immunodeficiency virus * human insulin * human interest * humanism * humanist * humanization * humanize * humanizer * human knot * human kind, humankind * humanly * human movement * human nature * humanoid * human papillomavirus * human pyramid * human race * human relations * human resources (HR) * human rights * human trafficking * inhuman * inhumane * nonhuman, non-human * to err is human (human)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A human being, whether man, woman or child.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=May-June, author= Katie L. Burke
  • , title= In the News , volume=101, issue=3, page=193, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Bats host many high-profile viruses that can infect humans , including severe acute respiratory syndrome and Ebola.}}

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (lb) To behave as or become, or to cause to behave as or become, a human.
  • * 2013 , Biosocial Becomings (ISBN 110702563X), page 19:
  • There are, then, many ways of humaning : these are the ways along which we make ourselves and, collaboratively, one another.
  • * 1911 , The collected works of Ambrose Bierce , volume 9, page 362:
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    Anagrams

    * (l)

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