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Definition of paste:

  1. A highly refractive vitreous composition, variously colored, used in making imitations of precious stones or gems. See Strass.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. A soft confection made of the inspissated juice of fruit, licorice, or the like, with sugar, etc.
  5. Specifically, in cookery, a dough prepared for the crust of pies and the like; pastry dough.
  6. The mineral substance in which other minerals are imbedded.
  7. To unite with paste; to fasten or join by means of paste.

Synonyms:

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