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Gum may refer to:

Types of gum[edit]

  • Adhesive
  • Bubble gum
  • Chewing gum
  • Gum (botany), a sap or other resinous material associated with certain species of the plant kingdom
  • Gum arabic, made from the sap of species Acacia senegal of the acacia tree
  • Gum base, the provides the basic textural and masticatory properties of chewing and bubble gums
  • Gum copal, a resin produced from the sap of the forest tree Daniella
  • Gum ghatti, made from the sap of Anogeissus latifolia tree
  • Gum guaicum, a substance produced from the tree species Guaiacum officinale
  • Gum guar, made from the seeds of Cyamopsis tetragonoloba Guar, an annual legume
  • Gum karaya, made from the sap of Sterculia urens tree
  • Gum metal, a titanium alloy with high elasticity
  • Kauri gum, from the fossilized resin of Kauri trees
  • Locust bean gum, made from the seeds of Ceratonia siliqua
  • Postage stamp gum, substance applied to the back of a stamp to enable it to adhere to a letter
  • Spirit gum, used to affix applications to the body
  • Spruce gum from the resin of spruce trees
  • Xanthan gum, a common food thickener and stabilizer





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