[ 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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OTHER WORDS FROM impasteim·pas·ta·tion [im-pa-stey-shuhn], /ˌɪm pæˈsteɪ ʃən/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for impaste
/ (ɪmˈpeɪst) /
(tr) to apply paint thickly to
Derived forms of impasteimpastation (ˌɪmpæsˈteɪʃən), noun
Word Origin for impaste
C16: from Italian impastare, from pasta paste 1
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