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Definition of Paste


  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. The mineral substance in which other minerals are imbedded.
  7. To unite with paste; to fasten or join by means of paste.
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Paste Translations

paste in Dutch is aanplakken
paste in German is Kleister, kleben
paste in Italian is massa, pasta
paste in Norwegian is lime inn
paste in Portuguese is pasta
paste in Spanish is pasta
paste in Swedish is klister, smet, infoga, pasta