Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings
plaster of Paris, plasternoun
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
poultice, cataplasm, plasternoun
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.
a surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling)
"there were cracks in the plaster"
plaster, adhesive plaster, sticking plasterverb
adhesive tape used in dressing wounds
plaster, plaster over, stick onverb
apply a heavy coat to
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"
coat with plaster
"daub the wall"
dress by covering with a therapeutic substance
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How to use plaster in a sentence?
It has to be done at some point, but it's like taking off a sticking plaster. It's going to hurt.
This is like putting a sticking plaster on a broken leg.
If I were these companies I would plaster the word 'churn' in everyone's offices, churn will kill.
The coffin has suffered a lot of damage, including cracks in the golden layers of plaster and a general weakness in all golden layers, the restoration work will take about eight months.
You think of what it took to build Monticello – you need people who made bricks, people who laid the bricks, who chopped the wood, converted it into fine trim and woodwork and then installed it, and then there's people who need to plaster the interior walls as well and lay the floors - and slave craftsmen were involved with all of those steps.
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- gips, overklistre, gipse, kalke, salve, pudse, puds, klistreDanish
- Salbe, Gips, Putz, Stuck, GipsverbandGerman
- έμπλαστρο, ασβεστοκονίαμα, γύψοςGreek
- ungüento, yesoSpanish
- kipsivalos, laasti, peittää, voide, tapetoida, rapata, teipataFinnish
- onguent, enduire, plâtre, enduitFrench
- sglàibScottish Gaelic
- gesso, unguento, calco, stampo, intonacoItalian
- engessar, gesso, unguentoPortuguese
- мазь, гипс, штукатурка, пластырьRussian
- малтер, gips, гипс, malterSerbo-Croatian
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