Pastiness - definition of pastiness by The Free Dictionary
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past·y 1 (pā′stē)
1. Resembling paste in consistency.
2. Having a pale lifeless appearance; pallid: an unhealthy, pasty complexion.
pas·ty 2 (păs′tē)
n. pl. pas·ties Chiefly Michigan & Wisconsin
A pie or turnover, especially one with a savory filling including seasoned meat, fish, or vegetables.
[Middle English pastey
, from Old French paste
, from Vulgar Latin *pastātum
, from Late Latin pasta
; see paste1
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Atterberg way to describe hypersensitivity associated with percent change in moisture content of fine- grained soils developed under a contract, depending on the moisture content, the nature and behavior of soil can be divided into state of four-Solid and Pastiness
semi-solid and (plastic) and liquid (lubricant).
With none of the pastiness
of conventional cream soup bases, the chowder tasted lemony and left a slight tingle on the tongue.
No Liverpool lass goes out au naturell, especially at this time of year when pale doesn't even begin to describe the shade of sun-less pastiness
inflicted on so many.
There's not much in the way of natural light to touch up the sombre tones of the decor and you can usually judge how long someone has been in the place by the pastiness
of their skin.
95), are generously portioned, but some have been cooked to pastiness
Spring's complexion is more moonlit than sun-kissed, with no pastiness