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a pasting

1. A thorough, resounding defeat. We hadn't been practicing during the off-season at all, so we got quite a pasting in our first game. Look, no one is expecting you to win the match. Just don't let him give you a pasting, all right?
2. An intense physical beating. The bouncer hauled the drunkard out of the bar and gave him a pasting in the back alley. You'd better shut your mouth if you don't want a pasting!
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pasting

n. a beating; a defeat in a game. (see also paste.) Our team took quite a pasting last weekend.
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Pasting a link means the destination cell will always be updated when you change the original cell.
Due to the fact that the sealing cross-section is shifted inwards to the mixing chamber, the pasting takes place in the axial gap between the rotor and the wear plate.
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:
Ironically, he called these densely packed constellations of printed matter, which he started making in 1951, simply "Paste-Ups," referring to the childhood activity of making worlds by cutting and pasting at the kitchen table.
Cutting and pasting paragraphs within HTML is the ideal solution, as it's easy to do and the resulting page looks just like the original.