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pronunciation:
peIst
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a mixture of flour or starch, water, and often other ingredients, used as an adhesive for light materials such as paper.
similar words:
adhesive, cement, epoxy, glue, gum, mastic, mucilage, tint
definition 2: any soft, thick, moist substance or mixture.
synonyms:
mash
similar words:
dope, glop, goo, mush, plaster, pulp, spread
definition 3: any of various thick, soft, moist food preparations, often made by grinding, crushing, or pounding.
tomato paste
synonyms:
mash
similar words:
dough, gruel, hash, mush, pulp, spread
definition 4: a hard bright glass used in making artificial jewels.
similar words:
fake, imitation, junk
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: pasted, pastes, pasting
definition 1: to cause to adhere by means of paste.
The child pasted the magazine photos onto her collage.
synonyms:
cement, glue
similar words:
affix, bind, bond, epoxy, gum, plaster, seal, stick
definition 2: to cover with some material that has paste on it.
She pasted the box with felt.
synonyms:
plaster
similar words:
cement, cover, post, stick, tape
definition 3: in computing, to place a duplicate of (a file or data) in another location on a computer or within a document after copying or cutting the file.
The student cut and pasted paragraphs in her essay to improve its organization.
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