What does paste mean?

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. paste(Noun)

    A soft mixture, in particular:

    Etymology: From (modern pâte), from pasta, from .

  2. paste(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From (modern pâte), from pasta, from .

  3. paste(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From (modern pâte), from pasta, from .

  4. paste(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From (modern pâte), from pasta, from .

  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

    Etymology: From (modern pâte), from pasta, from .

  6. paste(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From (modern pâte), from pasta, from .

  7. paste(Noun)

    Pasta.

    Etymology: From (modern pâte), from pasta, from .

  8. paste(Verb)

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

    Etymology: From (modern pâte), from pasta, from .

  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.

    Etymology: From (modern pâte), from pasta, from .

  10. paste(Verb)

    To strike or beat someone or something.

    Etymology: From (modern pâte), from pasta, from .

  11. paste(Verb)

    To defeat decisively or by a large margin.

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [OF. paste, F. pte, L. pasta, fr. Gr. barley broth; cf. barley porridge, sprinkled with salt, to sprinkle. Cf. Pasty, n., Patty.]

  2. Paste(noun)

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

    Etymology: [OF. paste, F. pte, L. pasta, fr. Gr. barley broth; cf. barley porridge, sprinkled with salt, to sprinkle. Cf. Pasty, n., Patty.]

  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

    Etymology: [OF. paste, F. pte, L. pasta, fr. Gr. barley broth; cf. barley porridge, sprinkled with salt, to sprinkle. Cf. Pasty, n., Patty.]

  4. Paste(noun)

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

    Etymology: [OF. paste, F. pte, L. pasta, fr. Gr. barley broth; cf. barley porridge, sprinkled with salt, to sprinkle. Cf. Pasty, n., Patty.]

  5. Paste(noun)

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

    Etymology: [OF. paste, F. pte, L. pasta, fr. Gr. barley broth; cf. barley porridge, sprinkled with salt, to sprinkle. Cf. Pasty, n., Patty.]

  6. Paste(noun)

    the mineral substance in which other minerals are imbedded

    Etymology: [OF. paste, F. pte, L. pasta, fr. Gr. barley broth; cf. barley porridge, sprinkled with salt, to sprinkle. Cf. Pasty, n., Patty.]

  7. Paste(verb)

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

    Etymology: [OF. paste, F. pte, L. pasta, fr. Gr. barley broth; cf. barley porridge, sprinkled with salt, to sprinkle. Cf. Pasty, n., Patty.]

Freebase

  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."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Paste

    pāst, n. a mass of anything made soft by wetting: flour and water forming dough for pies, &c.: a cement made of flour, water, &c.: a fine kind of glass for making artificial gems.—v.t. to fasten with paste.—n. Paste′board, a stiff board made of sheets of paper pasted together, &c.—adj. made of such, unsubstantial. [O. Fr. paste (Fr. pâte)—Late L. pasta—Gr. pastē, a mess of food—pastos, salted—passein, to sprinkle.]

Editors Contribution

  1. paste

    To move data.

    When we use various types of software we can copy and paste the data.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 22, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of paste in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of paste in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of paste in a Sentence

  1. Richard Johnson:

    What's happening with a lot of crypto exchanges is that they're doing to some extent a copy-paste from what we've learned from other asset classes, specifically stock markets.

  2. Roger Federer:

    I lot has happened in the past 18 months, you can't just copy and paste and play exactly the same thing again.

  3. Anibal Fernandez:

    They haven't managed to stand any of it up, the first 50 pages are 'copy paste' from the heap that Nisman presented.

  4. Perry Stimpson:

    Another common practice on the Investor Desk was to cut and paste details of Citibank's order book on to Bloomberg chats at the request of customers.

  5. Alexis Loera:

    The most embarrassing thing a human being can experience is when they spam a sentence and accidently say ''v'' whilst attempting to paste the sentance.

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