paste


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Paste \Paste\ (p[=a]st), 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.
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   2. Specifically, in cookery, a dough prepared for the crust
      of pies and the like; pastry dough.
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   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.
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   4. A highly refractive vitreous composition, variously
      colored, used in making imitations of precious stones or
      gems. See Strass.
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   5. A soft confection made of the inspissated juice of fruit,
      licorice, or the like, with sugar, etc.
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   6. (Min.) The mineral substance in which other minerals are
      imbedded.
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   Paste eel (Zool.), the vinegar eel. See under Vinegar.
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