impaste
transitive verb Etymology: Italian impastare, from in- (from Latin) + pasta paste, from Late Latin Date: 1576 obsolete to make into a paste or crust

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  • Impaste — Im*paste , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impasted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impasting}.] [Pref. im in + paste: cf. It. impastare, OF. empaster, F. emp[^a]ter. See 1st {In } and {Paste}.] 1. To knead; to make into paste; to concrete. Blood . . . baked and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impaste — [im pāst′] vt. impasted, impasting [It impastare < in (see IN 1) + pasta, PASTE] 1. to enclose or crust over with or as with paste 2. to make a paste or crust of 3. to apply a thick coat as of paint to …   English World dictionary

  • impaste — impastation /im pa stay sheuhn/, n. /im payst /, v.t., impasted, impasting. Obs. to cover with or enclose in a paste. [1540 50; < It impastare. See IM 1, PASTE] * * * …   Universalium

  • impaste — im·paste || ɪm peɪst v. paint thickly, cover with paint with thick layers, paste; make into crust, make into paste; knead …   English contemporary dictionary

  • impaste — im·paste …   English syllables

  • impaste — im•paste [[t]ɪmˈpeɪst[/t]] v. t. past•ed, past•ing. Obs. to cover with or enclose in a paste • Etymology: 1540–50; < It impastare. See im I, paste …   From formal English to slang

  • impaste — /ɪmˈpeɪst/ (say im payst) verb (t) (impasted, impasting) 1. to cover with or enclose in a paste. 2. to form into a paste. 3. to lay on thickly, as paste. {Italian impastare, from im im 1 + pasta (from Late Latin pasta paste) –impastation… …   Australian English dictionary

  • impaste — imˈpāst transitive verb Etymology: Italian impastare, from in in (II) (from Latin) + pasta dough, paste, from Late Latin more at paste 1. : to make into a paste 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Impasted — Impaste Im*paste , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impasted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impasting}.] [Pref. im in + paste: cf. It. impastare, OF. empaster, F. emp[^a]ter. See 1st {In } and {Paste}.] 1. To knead; to make into paste; to concrete. Blood . . . baked and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Impasting — Impaste Im*paste , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impasted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impasting}.] [Pref. im in + paste: cf. It. impastare, OF. empaster, F. emp[^a]ter. See 1st {In } and {Paste}.] 1. To knead; to make into paste; to concrete. Blood . . . baked and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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