Paste
Paste Paste, n. [OF. paste, F. p[^a]te, L. pasta, fr. Gr. ? barley broth; cf. ? barley porridge, ? sprinkled with salt, ? to sprinkle. Cf. {Pasty}, n., {Patty}.] 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. [1913 Webster]

2. Specifically, in cookery, a dough prepared for the crust of pies and the like; pastry dough. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

4. A highly refractive vitreous composition, variously colored, used in making imitations of precious stones or gems. See {Strass}. [1913 Webster]

5. A soft confection made of the inspissated juice of fruit, licorice, or the like, with sugar, etc. [1913 Webster]

6. (Min.) The mineral substance in which other minerals are imbedded. [1913 Webster]

{Paste eel} (Zo["o]l.), the vinegar eel. See under {Vinegar}. [1913 Webster]


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  • paste — PASTE. s. f. Farine destrempée & pestrie pour faire du pain, ou autre chose semblable bonne à manger. Paste dure. paste molle. paste blanche. paste bise. paste fine. faire lever la paste. de la paste bien pestrie. paste levée. paste sans levain.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • pasté — Pasté. s. m. Sorte de mets, fait de chair ou de poisson mis en paste. Pasté chaud. pasté froid. pasté de godiveau. pasté de requeste. pasté de beatille. petit pasté. des petits pastez tout chauds. pasté de lapin chaud. pasté de canard, de perdrix …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Paste — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Un Cornish pasty (paste córnico) El paste (del córnico pasti y en inglés pasty [1] ) es un alimento de origen britán …   Wikipedia Español

  • pasté — Pasté, m. Vient de paste feminin, d autant que la chair ou autre viande y est enclose de paste comme d une boëte. On le rend par Artocreas vocable Grec assez à propos, car il est fait de chair et de paste plus communéement: mais d autant, qu il y …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Paste — may refer to: *Paste (food) a Mexican pastry *Paste (magazine) *Paste (rheology) substances rheologically similar to toothpaste *paste (Unix) in computing, the Unix utility tool which is used to join files horizontally *Paste (story) a short… …   Wikipedia

  • Paste — (от англ. paste  вставка)  команда Unix, предназначенная для вставки колонок. Программа рассматривает файлы, как вертикальные колонки, соединяет их и выводит в стандартный поток вывода. Синтаксис paste [ s] [ d разделитель] file [… …   Википедия

  • paste — (от англ. paste  вставка)  команда Unix, предназначенная для вставки колонок. Программа рассматривает файлы, как вертикальные колонки, соединяет их и выводит в стандартный поток вывода. Синтаксис paste [ s] [ d разделитель] file [… …   Википедия

  • paste — [pāst] n. [ME past < OFr paste < LL pasta < Gr pastē, mess of barley porridge < passein, to sprinkle] 1. a) dough used in making rich pastry b) PASTA 2. any of various soft, moist, smooth textured substances [toothpaste] …   English World dictionary

  • Paste — Paste, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pasted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pasting}.] To unite with paste; to fasten or join by means of paste. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paste — [peɪst] verb [intransitive, transitive] COMPUTING to make words that you have removed or copied appear in a new place on a computer screen: • Data can be pasted into word processing documents. * * * paste UK US /peɪst/ verb [I or T] IT ► to move… …   Financial and business terms

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