"plaster" in the noun sense
a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water hardens into a smooth solid used to cover walls and ceilings
2. plaster of Paris, plaster
any of several gypsum cements a white powder (a form of calcium sulphate) that forms a paste when mixed with water and hardens into a solid used in making molds and sculptures and casts for broken limbs
3. poultice, cataplasm, plaster
a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc.
4. plaster, plasterwork
a surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling
"there were cracks in the plaster"
5. plaster, adhesive plaster, sticking plaster
adhesive tape used in dressing wounds
"plaster" in the verb sense
1. plaster, plaster over, stick on
apply a heavy coat to
2. plaster, beplaster
cover conspicuously or thickly, as by pasting something on
"The demonstrators plastered the hallways with posters"
"She let the walls of the apartment be beplastered with stucco"
"She plastered warnings all over the wall"
apply a plaster cast to
"plaster the broken arm"
5. plaster, daub
coat with plaster
"daub the wall"
6. poultice, plaster
dress by covering with a therapeutic substance
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