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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.

Paste Quotations

If somebody is going to try to paste a person's view on epistemology to me, then give me Thomas Aquinas. Don't give me Ayn Rand.
Paul Ryan

Chermoula is a potent North African spice paste that is ideal for smearing on your favourite vegetables for roasting.
Yotam Ottolenghi

You cannot have one bathroom. And it don't matter how much you love your wife and everything, 'cause you wind up with no room at all. You just get a little corner, and you've got a toothbrush and your paste and a shaving brush and a razor.
Michael Caine

Consistency is the paste jewel that only cheap men cherish.
William Allen White

I hate fussing about in the kitchen when I have people over to supper, so I make a rich beef stew cooked in wine with carrots, sundried tomato paste and chopped chorizo sausage.
Deborah Moggach
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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
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