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Lotion vs. Paste

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Lotionnoun

A low- to medium-viscosity topical preparation intended for application to unbroken skin.

Pastenoun

A soft moist mixture, in particular:

Lotionnoun

(archaic) A washing, especially of the skin for the purpose of beautification.

Pastenoun

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

Lotionverb

(transitive) To cover or treat with a lotion.

Pastenoun

(obsolete) Pastry.

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Lotionnoun

A washing, especially of the skin for the purpose of rendering it fair.

Pastenoun

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

Lotionnoun

A liquid preparation for bathing the skin, or an injured or diseased part, either for a medicinal purpose, or for improving its appearance.

Pastenoun

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

Lotionnoun

any of various cosmetic preparations that are applied to the skin

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

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Lotionnoun

liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin;

‘a lotion for dry skin’;

Pastenoun

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

Lotion

A lotion is a low-viscosity topical preparation intended for application to the skin. By contrast, creams and gels have higher viscosity, typically due to lower water content.

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.

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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

A soft composition, as of flour moistened with water or milk, or of earth moistened to the consistence of dough, as in making potter's ware.

Pastenoun

Specifically, in cookery, a dough prepared for the crust of pies and the like; pastry dough.

Pastenoun

A kind of cement made of flour and water, starch and water, or the like, - used for uniting paper or other substances, as in bookbinding, etc., - also used in calico printing as a vehicle for mordant or color.

Pastenoun

A highly refractive vitreous composition, variously colored, used in making imitations of precious stones or gems. See Strass.

Pastenoun

A soft confection made of the inspissated juice of fruit, licorice, or the like, with sugar, etc.

Pastenoun

The mineral substance in which other minerals are imbedded.

Pasteverb

To unite with paste; to fasten or join by means of paste.

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 wall’; ‘cut 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’;

Pastenoun

a thick, soft, moist substance typically produced by mixing dry ingredients with a liquid

‘blend onions, sugar, and oil to a paste’;

Pastenoun

a paste used as an adhesive, especially for sticking paper

‘wallpaper paste’;

Pastenoun

a savoury spread

‘salmon paste’;

Pastenoun

a mixture consisting mainly of clay and water that is used in making ceramic ware, especially a mixture of low plasticity based on kaolin for making porcelain.

Pastenoun

a hard vitreous composition used in making imitation gems

‘paste brooches’;

Pasteverb

coat with paste

‘when coating walls with fabric, paste the wall, not the fabric’;

Pasteverb

fasten or stick (something) with paste

‘the posters were pasted up on to street noticeboards’;

Pasteverb

insert (a piece of text or other data copied from elsewhere).

Pasteverb

beat or defeat severely

‘he pasted the guy and tied his ankles together’;

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