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Spack·le

 (spăk′əl)
A trademark for a powder to be mixed with water or a ready-to-use plastic paste designed to fill cracks and holes in plaster before painting or papering.

spackle

(ˈspækəl)
n
a hole-filling compound
vb
(Building) (tr) to fill holes in plaster
[C20: originally a trademark]

Spack•le

(ˈspæk əl)

v. -led, -ling.
1. Trademark. a brand of quick-drying, plasterlike material for patching plasterwork.
v.t.
2. (sometimes l.c.) to patch with Spackle.
v.i.
3. (sometimes l.c.) to apply Spackle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Spackle - powder (containing gypsum plaster and glue) that when mixed with water forms a plastic paste used to fill cracks and holes in plasterspackle - powder (containing gypsum plaster and glue) that when mixed with water forms a plastic paste used to fill cracks and holes in plaster
plaster - a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings
References in periodicals archive ?
I spackled, caulked, taped and skim-coated those cracks in my plaster walls.
Wider cracks that might expand and break through the paint film are best taped and spackled like drywall joints.
Gently sand the spackled area with the included 3M washable/reusable sanding pad for a perfectly smooth finish.