Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used 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. This trademark often occurs in lowercase and as a verb in print: "Two young men quietly spackled and whitewashed the walls . . . for an exhibition” (New York Times).

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  • proper n. a powder (containing gypsum plaster and glue) that when mixed with water forms a plastic paste used to fill cracks and holes in plaster

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. powder (containing gypsum plaster and glue) that when mixed with water forms a plastic paste used to fill cracks and holes in plaster

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Examples

  • Website "Spackle" has a tutorial on using Microsoft OneNote with Windows Home Server.

    MS Windows Home Server

  • As the final heart-pounding installment begins, New World is on the brink of conflagration as a Spackle army prepares to march on the uneasy alliance of President Prentiss's army and the predominately female troops mustered by the rebel leader Mistress Coyle.

    Tales for Teens (and Others)

  • We are back on New World, an Earth-like planet colonized in parts by humans but still populated elsewhere by intelligent, chalky-skinned, telepathic creatures known as Spackle.

    Tales for Teens (and Others)

  • On the planet New World, a Spackle army prepares to march on the uneasy alliance of rebel troops and President Prentiss's forces.

    Tales for Teens (and Others)

  • Spackle for nail-printed walls and Hockney paintings

    Stuff of the Marriage

  • Howard and the writing crew did their best to back fill, Spackle or otherwise patch the basic flaws of the D.B. original and managed to resurrect a generic scavenger hunt flick with the most faint sizzle literally.

    Angels & Demons - What Did You Think? | /Film

  • But when they reached the New World, they encountered an alien race known as the Spackle.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • It needed some renovation, but Bruce was handy with a Spackle knife and the family moved in on March 1, 1990.

    Lead And Your Kids

  • And it makes sense really, because as everyone knows, nothing says "I'm a man now!" like eating a cake frosted in Spackle!

    I Think I Just Lost My Appetite

  • I'm thinking about the Spackle the whole wall roughly then paint over it look for a stucco type of look at this point.

    MatchPot Land.

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