paste meaning

EN[peɪst] [-eɪst]
  • Paste is a term for any very thick viscous fluid. It may refer to:
  • Adhesives
  • An adhesive
  • Wheatpaste, a liquid adhesive made from vegetable starch and water
  • Wallpaper paste
  • Food
  • Paste (food), a semi-liquid colloidal suspension, emulsion, or aggregation used in food preparation
  • Purée, a food paste made with cooked ingredients
  • Spread (food), a ready-to-eat food paste
  • Paste (pasty), a small Cornish style pastry produced in the Mexican state of Hidalgo
  • Computing
  • Cut, copy, and paste, related commands that offer a UI interaction technique for digital transfer from a source to a destination

    Definition of paste in English Dictionary

  • NounPLpastesSUF-té
    1. A soft mixture, in particular.
      1. (physics) A substance that behaves as a solid until a sufficiently large load or stress is applied, at which point it flows like a fluid.
        1. A hard lead-containing glass, or an artificial gemstone made from this glass.
          1. OBS Pasta.
            1. Tobias George Smollett (1766) Travels through France and Italy: Containing observations on character, customs, religion, government, police, commerce, arts, and antiquities. With a particular description of the town, territory, and climate of Nice. To which is added, A register of the weather, kept during a residence of eighteen months in that city, Volume 2[1] (travel): “This is likewise the market for their oil, and the paste called macaroni, of which they make a good quantity.”
            2. Arnaud Berquin (1792) The childrens' companion: or, entertaining instructor for the youth of both sexes; designed, to excite attention and inculcate virtue. Selected from the works of Berquin, Genlis, Day, and others[2], page 75 of 346: “Vermicelli for soups, is paste from Italy; so called because it looks like worms. My macaroni, paste from Italy—My salop, a root ground to powder—the root of one kind of orchis.”
          2. (mineralogy) The mineral substance in which other minerals are embedded.
          3. VerbSGpastesPRpastingPT, PPpasted
            1. VT To stick with paste; to cause to adhere by or as if by paste.
              1. VI (computing) To insert a piece of media (e.g. text, picture, audio, video, movie container etc.) previously copied or cut from somewhere else.
                1. VT INF To strike or beat someone or something.
                  1. VT INF To defeat decisively or by a large margin.
                  2. More Examples
                    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                      • A portion of the fermented paste may be mixed with three parts of water and boiled, resulting in an absit.
                    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                      • Frills of seaweed carry the heat of tobanjan, the spicy Japanese bean paste.
                  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                    1. Nouns
                      • Countable nouns
                        • Singularia tantum
                          • Uncountable nouns
                        • Verbs
                          • Intransitive verbs
                            • Transitive verbs
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                          1. en pastel
                          2. fr pastel
                          3. en paster
                          4. en pasteurize
                          5. en pasted
                          Source: Wiktionary
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                          Meaning of paste for the defined word.

                          Grammatically, this word "paste" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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