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impaste

[ im-peyst ]
/ ɪmˈpeɪst /
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verb (used with object), im·past·ed, im·past·ing.Obsolete.

to cover with or enclose in a paste.

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Origin of impaste

From the Italian word impastare, dating back to 1540–50. See im-1, paste

OTHER WORDS FROM impaste

im·pas·ta·tion [im-pa-stey-shuhn], /ˌɪm pæˈsteɪ ʃən/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for impaste

impaste
/ (ɪmˈpeɪst) /

verb

(tr) to apply paint thickly to

Derived forms of impaste

impastation (ˌɪmpæsˈteɪʃən), noun

Word Origin for impaste

C16: from Italian impastare, from pasta paste 1
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