Paste vs. Poultice

Paste vs. Poultice — Is There a Difference?
ADVERTISEMENT

Difference Between Paste and Poultice

Pastenoun

A smooth viscous mixture, as of flour and water or of starch and water, that is used as an adhesive for joining light materials, such as paper and cloth.

Poulticenoun

A soft moist mass of bread, meal, clay, or other adhesive substance, usually heated, spread on cloth, and applied to warm, moisten, or stimulate an aching or inflamed part of the body. Also called cataplasm.

Pastenoun

The moist clay or clay mixture used in making porcelain or pottery. Also called pâte.

Poulticeverb

To apply a poultice to.

Pastenoun

A smooth dough of water, flour, and butter or other shortening, used in making pastry.

Poulticenoun

A soft, moist mass applied topically to a sore, aching or lesioned part of the body to soothe. A poultice is usually wrapped in cloth and often warmed before being applied.

ADVERTISEMENT

Pastenoun

A food that has been pounded until it is reduced to a smooth creamy mass

anchovy paste.

Poulticeverb

(transitive) To treat with a poultice.

Pastenoun

A sweet doughy candy or confection

rolled apricot paste.

Poulticenoun

a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc.

Pastenoun

A hard, brilliant, lead-containing glass used in making artificial gems.

Poulticeverb

dress by covering with a therapeutic substance

ADVERTISEMENT

Pastenoun

A gem made of this glass. Also called strass.

Pastenoun

A hard blow.

Pasteverb

To cause to adhere by applying paste.

Pasteverb

To cover with something by using paste

He pasted the wall with burlap.

Pasteverb

(Computers) To insert (text, graphics, or other data) into a document or file.

Pasteverb

(Computers) To insert text, graphics, or other data into a document or file.

Pasteverb

To strike forcefully.

Pasteverb

To defeat soundly.

Pastenoun

A soft moist mixture, in particular:

Pastenoun

One of flour, fat, or similar ingredients used in making pastry.

Pastenoun

(obsolete) Pastry.

Pastenoun

One of pounded foods, such as fish paste, liver paste, or tomato paste.

Pastenoun

One used as an adhesive, especially for putting up wallpapers, etc.

Pastenoun

(physics) A substance that behaves as a solid until a sufficiently large load or stress is applied, at which point it flows like a fluid

Pastenoun

A hard lead-containing glass, or an artificial gemstone made from this glass.

Pastenoun

(obsolete) Pasta.

Pastenoun

(mineralogy) The mineral substance in which other minerals are embedded.

Pasteverb

(transitive) To stick with paste; to cause to adhere by or as if by paste.

Pasteverb

To insert a piece of media (e.g. text, picture, audio, video, movie container etc.) previously copied or cut from somewhere else.

Pasteverb

To strike or beat someone or something.

Pasteverb

To defeat decisively or by a large margin.

Pastenoun

any mixture of a soft and malleable consistency

Pastenoun

an adhesive made from water and flour or starch; used on paper and paperboard

Pastenoun

a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers

Pasteverb

join or attach with or as if with glue;

paste the sign ont the wallcut and paste the sentence in the text

Pasteverb

hit with the fists;

He pasted his opponent

Pasteverb

cover the surface of;

paste the wall with burlap