- a brilliant, heavy glass, as strass, used for making artificial gems.
- an artificial gem of this material.
Origin of paste
OTHER WORDS FROM pastepre·paste, verb (used with object), pre·past·ed, pre·past·ing.re·paste, verb (used with object), re·past·ed, re·past·ing.sem·i·paste, nounun·paste, verb (used with object), un·past·ed, un·past·ing.
How to use paste in a sentence
A good garlic press would enable you to reduce a whole, unpeeled clove into a perfectly cook-able paste, saving you a ton of hassle and keeping your fingers free from smelly goop.
Where they stained watery acrylic paint into canvas, Crotty mixes pigments with modeling paste to make a thick syrup.In the galleries: Referencing the revered Washington colorists and beyond|Mark Jenkins|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Spread the paste onto the deposit and let it sit for at least 30 minutes.Hints From Heloise: Keeping reusable grocery bags free of germs|Heloise Heloise|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
If there is stuck-on food, remove it with a paste of salt and water.Hints From Heloise: Sanitizing and disinfecting aren’t the same thing|Heloise Heloise|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Simmer coconut milk with salt and sugar into a paste, then brown and coat rice in the mixture before cooking it to perfection.
It was similarly painted and pasted with historical figures covering the walls and ceiling.
None of the students pasted anything about the upcoming runoff election.How I’ll End the War: Making Collage Art With Afghan Students|Nick Willard|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A photocopy of the work is pasted onto the wood before being painted over to give the piece its deceiving authenticity.
But “Studies show…” items can be clipped and pasted by… By people like me.P.J. on the Owl-Monkey Project and the Science of Chick Flicks|P. J. O’Rourke|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It sounds almost like he copied and pasted out of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion.
Burrage himself pasted on the shutters the paper that notified its failure.
The white gash looked like a wide strip of paper pasted down the stick of ruined timber.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
There was nothing in the pockets of the overcoat, but inside the hat he found pasted the initials L. P.Dope|Sax Rohmer
The boy washed bottles, pasted labels, and cleaned instruments for one whole morning.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
The same sort of trick may be performed with a poker, round which is evenly pasted a sheet of paper.