- a brilliant, heavy glass, as strass, used for making artificial gems.
- an artificial gem of this material.
verb (used with object), past·ed, past·ing.
verb (used without object)
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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.
Example sentences from the Web for paste
It was similarly painted and pasted with historical figures covering the walls and ceiling.
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.
He unscrewed the lock, turned it back to front, pasted over the outside keyhole and locked himself in.
And today every salesman has one pasted in his selling portfolio.The Knack of Managing|Lewis K. Urquhart and Herbert Watson
It was patent that some one had sneaked into the roundhouse and had pasted the papers there.Ralph on the Overland Express|Allen Chapman
On the cover of the book a picture of the house, or just the doorway, may be pasted.The Child's Rainy Day Book|Mary White
The cover may be bound with the rest of the sheets, or pasted to them after the sheets have been stitched.The Boy Craftsman|A. Neely Hall
When the pasted joint was dry it was rubbed and polished with the ivory burnisher till scarcely any mark of the joining remained.Illuminated Manuscripts in Classical and Mediaeval Times|J. Henry Middleton