mastic mastic

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an aromatic exudate from the mastic tree; used chiefly in varnishes
  2. (n) a pasty cement used as an adhesive or filler
  3. (n) an evergreen shrub of the Mediterranean region that is cultivated for its resin

Usage(s):

  1. He said: Under a mastic tree.
  2. Both noses and ears are glued on with a liquid adhesive made of mastic gum dissolved in chloroform or benzene.
  3. The President signed NRA codes for furniture; garages parking; fireworks; excelsior; asphalt mastic tile; waste manufacturers.

News

  1. Long Island boy kills mom's ex-boyfriend in home invasion

    MASTIC BEACH (AP) – Police on eastern Long Island say a 13-year-old boy coming to his mother’s defense fatally stabbed her ex-boyfriend after he entered their home in the middle of the night.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Middletown Times Herald-Record

  2. Police: NY fatally teen stabs mom's ex-boyfriend

    MASTIC BEACH, N.Y. (AP) - Police on eastern Long Island say a teenager has fatally stabbed his mother's former boyfriend. The incident happened early Monday in Mastic Beach.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New Jersey Herald

  3. LATEST NEWS

    MASTIC BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — Police on eastern Long Island say a teenager has fatally stabbed his mother's former boyfriend. The incident happened early Monday in Mastic Beach.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Greenwich Time

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