Puree vs Paste - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between puree and paste
is that puree
is puree while paste
is pie or a similar baked good.
A food that has been ground or crushed into a thick liquid (e.g. tomato sauce is generally a puree).
(cooking) To crush or grind food into a purée.
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.
(mineralogy) The mineral substance in which other minerals are embedded.
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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(informal) To defeat decisively or by a large margin.
- He got up and pasted Byfield in the mouth.