paste
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin pasta dough, paste Date: 14th century 1. a. a dough that contains a considerable proportion of fat and is used for pastry crust or fancy rolls b. a confection made by evaporating fruit with sugar or by flavoring a gelatin, starch, or gum arabic preparation c. a smooth food product made by evaporation or grinding <
tomato paste
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almond paste
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d. a shaped dough (as spaghetti or ravioli) prepared from semolina, farina, or wheat flour 2. a soft plastic mixture or composition: as a. a preparation usually of flour or starch and water used as an adhesive or a vehicle for mordant or color b. clay or a clay mixture used in making pottery or porcelain 3. a brilliant glass of high lead content used for the manufacture of artificial gems II. transitive verb (pasted; pasting) Date: circa 1562 1. to cause to adhere by or as if by paste ; stick 2. to cover with something pasted on III. transitive verb (pasted; pasting) Etymology: alteration of baste Date: 1846 1. to strike hard at 2. to beat or defeat soundly <
pasted their opponents 42-0
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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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, 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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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