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1. mastic

noun. a pasty cement used as an adhesive or filler.

Synonyms

  • cement

Etymology

  • mastiche (Latin)
  • μαστίχη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. mastic

noun. an evergreen shrub of the Mediterranean region that is cultivated for its resin.

Synonyms

  • shrub
  • genus Pistacia
  • Pistacia lentiscus
  • lentisk
  • bush
  • Pistacia

Antonyms

  • superior
  • unfasten
  • unbind

Etymology

  • mastiche (Latin)
  • μαστίχη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. mastic

noun. an aromatic exudate from the mastic tree; used chiefly in varnishes.

Etymology

  • mastiche (Latin)
  • μαστίχη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Example sentences of the word mastic


1. Adjective
Set the bottom row of tiles in place in the mastic, along the surface of the countertop.

2. Noun, singular or mass
All tiles need a gentle whack with a wooden object when being installed to set them in the mastic.

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