- 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)
Origin of paste
Related formspre·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.
Examples from the Web for pasting
Almost every two-term president gets a pasting in the midterms, but Obama now faces lame-duck issues on an historic scale.
He spent eight years cutting and pasting bakeries in different locations for [French bakery] Fauchon.
I was occupied a whole day pasting the pieces of the torn and damaged cheques.Reminiscences of Queensland|William Henry Corfield
Stiffen by pasting them on cardboard; then cut out the men, dogs, and sled more carefully in detail.Little Folks' Handy Book|Lina Beard
She thoroughly enjoyed sorting, dusting, pasting on labels, and making alphabetical lists.The Luckiest Girl in the School|Angela Brazil
Laying the glue or paste on a material is called glueing or pasting.Practical Bookbinding|Paul Adam
In such cases a board of suitable thickness can be made by pasting or gluing two or more together.Library Bookbinding|Arthur Low Bailey