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paste
American English: /peɪst/
British English: /peɪst/

Translation of paste in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 uncountable and countable (thick mixture) meat/fish paste (British English)
    paté (masculine) de carne/pescado
    Example sentences
    • One of the biggest changes that Hogwarth has seen over the years is a move away from royal icing to softer sugar paste.
    • Mosquito and ant bites can be relieved by the application of a moist bicarbonate of soda paste.
    • Dissolve the ground paste in thick buttermilk; add salt and pumpkin.
    1.2 uncountable (glue)
    also: flour-and-water paste
    also: wallpaper paste
    Example sentences
    • On the contrary, the appearance of the soggy paper and paste looked rather ugly.
    • Halfway through the meal the pasta is congealed - a rubbery blob of gooey stuff fit only for use as paste to stick fliers to subway walls.
    • Is it magic, ghosts, or a weird adhesive concocted from ancient wallpaper paste, tobacco smoke and grime?
    1.3 uncountable (imitation gem) all her jewels are paste
    todas sus joyas son de fantasía or bisutería
    (before noun) paste diamond
    Example sentences
    • The shop was promoting gold brooches from six shillings and sixpence, and gilt paste brooches from one shilling.
    • In its original sense enamel is glass or vitreous paste fused to a prepared surface, usually of metal, by means of intense heat.
    • His daughter Queen Elizabeth I was the first to wear paste jewellery to make herself look richer that she really was.

transitive verb

  • 1.1
    (wallpaper)
    aplicar pegamento or cola a
    to paste something into/onto something
    pegar algo en algo
    1.2 (beat) [slang]he got pasted in the final set
    en el último set lo hicieron polvo or (in Southern Cone also) bolsa [colloquial]
    the critics pasted her novel
    los críticos le pusieron la novela por el suelo or por los suelos
    los críticos le hicieron bolsa la novela (Southern Cone) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • These selfsame Bengals pasted a very respectable Denver team.
    • The Gators erase memories of their 62-24 massacre to Nebraska after the 1995 season by pasting the Wildcats.
    • Yes, we got absolutely pasted and looked like we weren't ready for a team like Germany.
    1.3
    (Computing)
    pegar
    Example sentences
    • When previewing a set of sliced images, the HTML is in this window for simple copying and pasting into your HTML document.
    • Well, this is only a tiny matter of technology: all he needs to do is copy the relevant section and paste it into his document.
    • Once copied, the text is easily pasted into another document and read.
    Example sentences
    • A skilled artisan, Mr. Misra says that the real potochitras are actually made on canvas made of bandage cloth which is pasted with a paste of tamarind and naturally occurring gum.
    • In an act of complete nonchalance, the 23 year-old Southampton lad started a food fight leaving other guests liable to be pasted with flying fish remains and crustaceans.
    • ‘I met several people pasting the advertisements with glue bottles and brushes,’ he said.

Phrasal verbs

paste up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
1.1
(poster/notice)
pegar
1.2 (in book production)

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