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  Definition of plaster
  1. adhesive tape used in dressing wounds
  2. a hardened surface of plaster (as on a wall or ceiling); "there were cracks in the plaster"
  3. 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. a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings
  5. 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
  6. dress by covering with a therapeutic substance
  7. coat with plaster; "daub the wall"
  8. apply a heavy coat to
  9. apply a plaster cast to; "plaster the broken arm"
  10. affix conspicuously; "She plastered warnings all over the wall"
  11. cover conspicuously, as by pasting something on; "The demonstrators plastered the hallways with posters"
Similar Words: adhesive plaster, sticking plaster, plasterwork, poultice, cataplasm, plaster of Paris, daub, plaster over, stick on

 

Hyponyms: court plaster, pargeting, pargetting, pargetry, mustard plaster, sinapism, finish coat, finishing coat, grout, parget, roughcast, spackle, spackling compound, stucco, render-set, mud, mortar

 

Grouped Verbs: daub

 

Derivational Morphology: daub, poultice, cataplasm, plastering, daubing, plasterwork, plasterer, plaster of Paris

 

Anagrams: stapler, Psalter

 

 
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