Spackle


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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
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Beat seeps bone deep, sticks like spackle to the dance floor.
Its purpose is to sand drywall spackle, and it comes in boxes of 50 sheets--4 1/4 inches wide by 11 1/4 inches long--in 80 grit.
The other day I was trying to sand some spackle and at the end I was covered head to toe with plaster - I looked like a mummy.
Inksolutions will produce these products at its Commerce, CA plant, which currently makes varnish along with spackle and paint products.
To remove, unsnap the product and it pulls easily from the wall, leaving only small holes that can be painted over; no spackle necessary.
One or two holes that they can spackle over, that's all.
Across the United States and overseas, organizations want volunteers to paint, spackle, hammer, and saw on trips ranging from one to several weeks.
A partial inventory of Gallo's materials would include dental floss, toothpicks, a towel, string, wire, French vermilion oil paint, buttons, toilet paper, spackle, bric-a-brac, a bedsheet, picture frames, amateur sculptures, and patterned fabrics.
Spackle is the trademark used for a powder that is mixed with water or a ready-to-use plastic paste designed to fill cracks and holes in plaster before painting or papering.