Definitions for Pastepeɪst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pastepeɪst(n.; v.)past•ed, past•ing.

  1. (n.)a mixture of flour and water, often with starch or the like, used for causing paper or other material to adhere to something.

  2. any soft, smooth, plastic material or preparation.

  3. dough, esp. when prepared with shortening.

    Category: Cooking

  4. a semisoft confection of pulverized or puréed fruit or the like:

    almond paste.

    Category: Cooking

  5. a preparation of puréed fish, tomatoes, or other food.

    Category: Cooking

  6. Category: Cooking

    Ref: pasta.

  7. a mixture of clay, water, etc., for making pottery or porcelain.

    Category: Ceramics

  8. a brilliant, heavy glass used for making artificial gems.

    Category: Jewelry

  9. Slang. a hard slap or blow.

    Category: Status (usage)

  10. (v.t.)to fasten or stick with paste or the like (sometimes fol. by up).

  11. to cover with something applied by paste.

  12. Slang. to hit (a person) hard.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  13. copy (an image, selected text, etc.) from a buffer to a file.

    Category: Computers

  14. (v.i.) copy an object from a buffer to a file.

    Category: Computers

Origin of paste:

1350–1400; ME < MF < LL pasta dough < Gk pastá barley porridge

Princeton's WordNet

  1. paste(noun)

    any mixture of a soft and malleable consistency

  2. paste(noun)

    a hard, brilliant lead glass that is used in making artificial jewelry

  3. paste, library paste(noun)

    an adhesive made from water and flour or starch; used on paper and paperboard

  4. spread, paste(verb)

    a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers or used in preparing other dishes

  5. glue, paste(verb)

    join or attach with or as if with glue

    "paste the sign on the wall"; "cut and paste the sentence in the text"

  6. paste(verb)

    hit with the fists

    "He pasted his opponent"

  7. paste(verb)

    cover the surface of

    "paste the wall with burlap"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. paste(noun)ɪst

    thick dry glue

    You'll need paper, scissors and paste.

  2. pasteɪst

    a thick food substance for spreading

    a butter and walnut paste

  3. paste(verb)ɪst

    to stick together using paste

    Paste the pictures to the cardboard.

  4. pasteɪst

    on a computer, to move an item from one place to another

    Copy the folder and paste it onto your desktop.


  1. paste(Noun)

    A soft mixture, in particular:

  2. paste(Noun)

    Specifically, one of flour, fat, or similar ingredients used in making pastry.

  3. paste(Noun)

    Specifically, one of pounded foods, such as fish paste, liver paste, or tomato paste.

  4. paste(Noun)

    Specifically, one used as an adhesive, especially for putting up wallpapers, etc.

  5. paste(Noun)

    A substance that behaves as a solid until a sufficiently large load or stress is applied, at which point it flows like a fluid

  6. paste(Noun)

    A hard lead-containing glass, or an artificial gemstone made from this glass.

  7. paste(Noun)


  8. paste(Verb)

    To stick with paste; to cause to adhere by or as if by paste.

  9. paste(Verb)

    To insert a piece of media (e.g. text, picture, audio, video, movie container etc.) previously copied or cut from somewhere else.

  10. paste(Verb)

    To strike or beat someone or something.

  11. paste(Verb)

    To defeat decisively or by a large margin.

  12. Origin: From (modern pâte), from pasta, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paste(noun)

    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. Paste(noun)

    specifically, in cookery, a dough prepared for the crust of pies and the like; pastry dough

  3. Paste(noun)

    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. Paste(noun)

    a highly refractive vitreous composition, variously colored, used in making imitations of precious stones or gems. See Strass

  5. Paste(noun)

    a soft confection made of the inspissated juice of fruit, licorice, or the like, with sugar, etc

  6. Paste(noun)

    the mineral substance in which other minerals are imbedded

  7. Paste(verb)

    to unite with paste; to fasten or join by means of paste


  1. Paste

    Paste is a monthly music and entertainment digital magazine published in the United States by Wolfgang's Vault. Its tagline is "Signs of Life in Music, Film and Culture."

Anagrams of Paste

  1. pates, pâtés, peats, septa, spate, stape, tapes

  2. Pates

  3. Peats

  4. Septa

  5. Spate

  6. Stape

  7. Tapes

Translations for Paste

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a soft, damp mixture, especially one made up of glue and water and used for sticking pieces of paper etc together.

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