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cow paste

slang Butter. Do you want some cow paste to put on your bread?
See also: cow, paste

cut and paste

1. verb In computing, to remove something so that it can be placed elsewhere (such as text in a word document). I think you should cut and paste this section because it would fit better with the introduction of your paper.
2. noun An unimportant or trivial activity. We usually just assign the interns cut and paste around the office to keep them busy.
See also: and, cut, paste

cow paste

Rur. butter. Would you kindly pass the cow paste?
See also: cow, paste

cut and paste

 
1. Lit. to cut something out of paper with scissors and paste it onto something else. The teacher told the little children that it was time to cut and paste, and they all ran to the worktables. Mary made a tiny house by cutting and pasting little strips of paper.
2. Fig. something trivial, simple, or childish. I hate this job. It's nothing but cut and paste. I don't mind doing things that have to be done, but I hate to waste my time on cut and paste.
See also: and, cut, paste

paste someone one

Sl. to land a blow on someone. I pasted him one right on the nose. Next time you do that, I'll paste you one!
See also: one, paste

paste something down

to secure something down [onto something] with paste or glue. The poster will look better if you will paste the loose edges down. Please paste down the edges.
See also: down, paste

paste something on someone

 
1. Lit. to affix something to someone with paste or glue. We had to paste a mustache on her for the last scene of the play. They pasted beards on themselves too.
2. Sl. to charge someone with a crime. You can't paste that charge on me! Max did it! The cops pasted a robbery charge on Lefty "Fingers" Moran.
3. Sl. to land a blow on someone. (See also paste someone one.) If you do that again, I'll paste one on you. Max pasted a nasty blow on Lefty's chin.
See also: on, paste

paste something up

 
1. to repair something with paste. See if you can paste this book up so it will hold together. Paste up the book and hope it holds together for a while.
2. to assemble a complicated page of material by pasting the parts together. There is no way a typesetter can get this page just the way you want it. You'll have to paste it up yourself. Paste up this page again and let me see it.
See also: paste, up

cut and paste

Describing a patched-up job or trivial work. For example, The revision was easy, just cut and paste, or The new assistant had expected some training, but all she got was cut and paste. This term alludes to simple artwork done by small children-cutting out pictures and gluing them to paper. [Mid-1900s]
See also: and, cut, paste

give somebody/get a ˈpasting

(informal, especially British English)
1 beat somebody/be beaten very easily: Our team was given a real pasting on Saturday. We lost 6-0.The Democrats got a real pasting at the local elections.
2 criticize somebody/be criticized very severely: His new film got a pasting in the newspaper yesterday.She gave me a real pasting for handing in my essay a week late.
See also: get, give, paste, somebody

get pasted

1. mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. (From paste.) Bart got pasted on beer.
2. mod. beaten; outscored. Our team really got pasted.
See also: get, paste

paste

1. tv. to strike someone, especially in the face. (see also paste someone one.) I hauled off and pasted him right in the face.
2. tv. to defeat a person or a team, usually in a game of some type. (see also pasting, get pasted.) The Warriors pasted the Rockets, 70–49.

paste someone one

tv. to land a blow on someone. (see also paste.) Next time you do that, I’ll paste you one!
See also: one, paste

paste something on someone

1. tv. to charge someone with a crime. You can’t paste that charge on me! Max did it!
2. tv. to land a blow on someone. (see also paste someone one.) If you do that again, I’ll paste one on you.
See also: on, paste, something

pasting

n. a beating; a defeat in a game. (see also paste.) Our team took quite a pasting last weekend.
See also: paste
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QFNs and other bottom-termination components (BTC) present numerous solder and inspection challenges, including tilting due to excess solder paste on the center pad or insufficient paste on the perimeter pads.
Optimized, automated material replenishment has also been shown to reduce paste outside the print area by 80%, and solder paste wastage is significantly reduced, saving as much as 100g per day.
However, patients with heavy staining may not be appropriate for this product simply because these patients usually require cleaning with a coarse or extra coarse paste.
Liquid and paste dispersions for all thermoplastics and thermosets can include various processing additives.
But then, instead of just pasting it into the new document, click on Edit in the toolbar and then on Paste Special, which brings up this screen:
In this process, the faience maker mixes the ingredients together with a little water and then pats, taps, and molds the paste into shape.
Agglomerated mill tailings can also be used underground in mines for ground support as paste fill.
1 tablespoon chili paste with bean oil (nam prig pao)
With ready-pasted, you simply immerse the paper in water to wet the dried paste on the back.
Good cooks first pound the chilies and seasonings with a mortar and pestle to make a smooth paste.
A new standard, ASTM C1738, Practice for High-Shear Mixing of Hydraulic Cement Pastes, provides for preparing a mixture of cement paste that will simulate the shearing experienced by the cement paste in concrete, and was developed by Subcommittee C01.