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Meaning of PASTE

Pronunciation:  peyst

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers
  2. [n]  an adhesive made from water and flour or starch; used on paper and paperboard
  3. [n]  any mixture of a soft and malleable consistency
  4. [v]  join or attach with or as if with glue; "paste the sign ont the wall"; "cut and paste the sentence in the text"
  5. [v]  cover the surface of; "paste the wall with burlap"
  6. [v]  hit with the fists; "He pasted his opponent"

PASTE is a 5 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: glue, library paste, spread
 See Also: adhesive, adhesive material, anchovy butter, attach, beat, cheese spread, composition, condiment, cover, epoxy, fishpaste, garlic butter, lobster butter, margarin, margarine, marge, marshmallow fluff, nut butter, oleo, oleomargarine, onion butter, pate, peanut butter, pimento butter, shrimp butter, tapenade, wafer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Paste\, n. [OF. paste, F. p[^a]te, L. pasta, fr. Gr. ?
    barley broth; cf. ? barley porridge, ? sprinkled with salt, ?
    to sprinkle. Cf. {Pasty}, n., {Patty}.]
    1. A soft composition, as of flour moistened with water or
       milk, or of earth moistened to the consistence of dough,
       as in making potter's ware.
    2. Specifically, in cookery, a dough prepared for the crust
       of pies and the like; pastry dough.
    3. A kind of cement made of flour and water, starch and
       water, or the like, -- used for uniting paper or other
       substances, as in bookbinding, etc., -- also used in
       calico printing as a vehicle for mordant or color.
    4. A highly refractive vitreous composition, variously
       colored, used in making imitations of precious stones or
       gems. See {Strass}.
    5. A soft confection made of the inspissated juice of fruit,
       licorice, or the like, with sugar, etc.
    6. (Min.) The mineral substance in which other minerals are
    {Paste eel} (Zo["o]l.), the vinegar eel. See under {Vinegar}.
  2. \Paste\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pasted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To unite with paste; to fasten or join by means of paste.
Computing Dictionary

copy and paste

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