Plaster

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British pronunciation/plˈɑːstɐ/
American pronunciation/ˈpɫæstɝ/
Plaster
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a small medical dressing that one can stick over a wound or cut in order to keep it clean and protect it

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plaster definition and meaning
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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

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plaster definition and meaning
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a material with a soft texture that is a combination of sand, water, and lime which is used to cover walls and ceilings to smooth their surface

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a surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling)

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a piece of medical material that can be put on swellings to treat it

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to plaster
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to apply a medicinal or therapeutic substance onto a wound or affected area

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to cover a wall, ceiling, etc. with a soft usually white material that is made of sand, water, and lime in order to smooth its surface

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to encase a part of the body in plaster

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to display something prominently and widely to attract attention

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to cover something noticeably or heavily by sticking or applying a substance onto it

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The construction workers removed the old plaster to expose the original brickwork of the historic building.
To repair the cracks, the mason had to daub the ceiling with fresh plaster.
In traditional building techniques, builders would daub the exterior walls with a mud-based plaster.
Builders use gypsum to create plaster for finishing walls and ceilings.
After applying the plaster, the construction worker smoothed down the wall for a polished finish.
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