pasting - Computer Definition
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Variant of paste
- dough used in making rich pastry
- any of various soft, moist, smooth-textured substances: toothpaste
- a foodstuff, pounded or ground until fine and made creamy, soft, etc.: almond paste
- a jellylike candy
- a mixture of flour or starch, water, and occasionally alum, resin, etc., used as an adhesive for paper or other light materials
- the moistened clay used in manufacturing pottery and porcelain
- a hard, brilliant glass containing oxide of lead, used in making artificial gems; strass
- such a gem or gems
- Slang a blow, or punch, as with the fist
Origin: Middle English past from Old French paste from Late Latin pasta from Glassical Greek pastē, mess of barley porridge from passein, to sprinkle
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