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Past

pɑːst

Meanings of Past:

adjective

Gone by in time and no longer existing.

Usage examples:

The danger is now past
noun

The time before the moment of speaking or writing.

Usage examples:

She found it hard to make ends meet in the past
preposition

To or on the further side of.

Usage examples:

He rode on past the crossroads
adverb

No longer capable of.

Usage examples:

He is past giving the best advice

Meanings of Past-due:

adjective

Past the date on which a payment should have been made

Usage examples:

A past due bill/loan we are spending a lot of time collecting payments on past due loans., severe c…

Meanings of Past-it:

phrasal verb

To not be noticed or realized by someone

Usage examples:

He's very clever and shrewd. nothing gets past him., as they were in charge of sending and receivin…

Meanings of Past-its-prime:

idiom

After the best, most successful, most productive stage

Usage examples:

He can still play, but he's past his prime.

Meanings of Past-master:

noun

A person who is very skilled in a particular activity

Usage examples:

Joe is a past master at getting invitations to parties.

Meanings of Past-one:

phrasal verb

To not be noticed or realized by someone

Usage examples:

He's very clever and shrewd. nothing gets past him., as they were in charge of sending and receivin…

Pasta

ˈpastə

Meanings of Pasta:

noun

A dish originally from italy consisting of dough made from durum wheat and water, extruded or stamped into various shapes and typically cooked in boiling water.

Pastas

ˈpastə

Meanings of Pastas:

noun

A dish originally from italy consisting of dough made from durum wheat and water, extruded or stamped into various shapes and typically cooked in boiling water.

Meanings of Paste:

noun

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

Usage examples:

Blend onions, sugar, and oil to a paste
verb

Coat with paste.

Usage examples:

When coating walls with fabric, paste the wall, not the fabric

Meanings of Pasteboard:

noun

A type of thin board made by pasting together sheets of paper.

Usage examples:

A pasteboard ticket

Meanings of Pasted:

verb

Coat with paste.

Usage examples:

When coating walls with fabric, paste the wall, not the fabric
noun

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

Usage examples:

Blend onions, sugar, and oil to a paste

Meanings of Pastedown:

noun

(in bookbinding) the part of an endpaper which is pasted to the inside of the cover.

Usage examples:

Instead, there are hundreds of strips, scraps, paste-downs, and flyleaves to be found, matched, dec…

Meanings of Pastel:

noun

A crayon made of powdered pigments bound with gum or resin.

Usage examples:

Future issues will demonstrate work with pastels and marker pens
adjective

Of a soft and delicate shade of colour.

Usage examples:

Pastel blue curtains

Meanings of Paster:

noun

A person who or machine which applies paste.

Pastern

ˈpast(ə)n

Meanings of Pastern:

noun

The sloping part of a horse's foot between the fetlock and the hoof.

Usage examples:

The hoof pastern axis may be broken forward or broken backward and the heel angle decreased with a …

Meanings of Pasterned:

adjective

In parasynthetic compounds: having pasterns of a specified kind.

Pasterns

ˈpast(ə)n

Meanings of Pasterns:

noun

The sloping part of a horse's foot between the fetlock and the hoof.

Usage examples:

The hoof pastern axis may be broken forward or broken backward and the heel angle decreased with a …

Meanings of Pasters:

noun

A person who or machine which applies paste.

Pastes

peɪst

Meanings of Pastes:

verb

Coat with paste.

Usage examples:

When coating walls with fabric, paste the wall, not the fabric
noun

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

Usage examples:

Blend onions, sugar, and oil to a paste

Meanings of Pasteurella:

noun

A genus of bacteria (family pasterellaceae) comprising small, gram-negative, usually aerobic, rod-shaped or coccoid forms which are parasites of mammals and birds and cause systemic and localized infections including fowl cholera and haemorrhagic septicaemia; (also pasteurella) a bacterium of this genus.

Meanings of Pasteurellas:

noun

A genus of bacteria (family pasterellaceae) comprising small, gram-negative, usually aerobic, rod-shaped or coccoid forms which are parasites of mammals and birds and cause systemic and localized infections including fowl cholera and haemorrhagic septicaemia; (also pasteurella) a bacterium of this genus.

Pasteurellosis

ˌpɑːstərɛˈləʊsɪs

Meanings of Pasteurellosis:

noun

A bacterial infection commonly affecting animals and sometimes transferred to humans through bites and scratches.

Usage examples:

Both receive vaccines against vibriosis and the infections pasteurellosis, myxobacteriosis and vira…

Meanings of Pasteurian:

adjective

Of or relating to louis pasteur or his ideas and methods.

noun

A supporter of pasteur's theories; a person who uses pasteur's methods.

Pasteurisation

pɑːstʃərʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Pasteurisation:

noun

The partial sterilization of a product, such as milk or wine, to make it safe for consumption and improve its keeping quality.

Usage examples:

Pasteurization reduces the risk of food poisoning

Pasteurise

ˈpɑːstʃərʌɪz

Meanings of Pasteurise:

verb

Subject (milk, wine, or other products) to a process of partial sterilization, especially one involving heat treatment or irradiation, thus making the product safe for consumption and improving its keeping quality.

Usage examples:

Dairies were now required by law to pasteurize milk

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