Puree vs Paste - What's the difference?

puree | paste |


As nouns the difference between puree and paste

is that puree is puree while paste is pie or a similar baked good.

puree

English

Alternative forms

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Noun

  • A food that has been ground or crushed into a thick liquid (e.g. tomato sauce is generally a puree).
  • Derived terms

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    Verb

  • (cooking) To crush or grind food into a purée.
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    paste

    English

    (wikipedia paste)

    Noun

  • A soft mixture, in particular:
  • # One of flour, fat, or similar ingredients used in making pastry.
  • # One of pounded foods, such as fish paste, liver paste, or tomato paste.
  • # One used as an adhesive, especially for putting up wallpapers, etc.
  • (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
  • A hard lead-containing glass, or an artificial gemstone made from this glass.
  • (obsolete) Pasta.
  • (mineralogy) The mineral substance in which other minerals are embedded.
  • Verb

    (past)
  • To stick with paste; to cause to adhere by or as if by paste.
  • (computing) To insert a piece of (e.g. text, picture, audio, video, movie container etc.) previously copied or cut from somewhere else.
  • (informal) To strike or beat someone or something.
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  • He got up and pasted Byfield in the mouth.
  • (informal) To defeat decisively or by a large margin.
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