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Pronunciation: /peɪst/

Translation of paste in Spanish:


  • 1.1 u and c (thick mixture) pasta (feminine) meat/fish paste (British English/inglés británico) 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/no numerable (glue) engrudo (masculine)
    (flour-and-water paste)
    engrudo (masculine)
    (wallpaper paste)
    pegamento (masculine), cola (feminine)
    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/no numerable (imitation gem) estrás (masculine) all her jewels are paste todas sus joyas son de fantasía or bisutería (before noun/delante del nombre) paste diamond estrás (masculine)
    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/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [wallpaper] aplicar* pegamento or cola a to paste sth into/onto sth pegar* algo en algo 1.2 (beat) [slang/argot] he got pasted in the final set en el último set lo hicieron polvo or (in Southern Cone also/en Cono Sur también) bolsa [colloquial/familiar] 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/Cono Sur) [colloquial/familiar] 1.3 [Computing/Informática] pegar*

Phrasal verbs

paste up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 [poster/notice] pegar* 1.2 (in book production) armar

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