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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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