HyperDic: plaster

English > 11 senses of the word plaster:
NOUNsubstanceplastera mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water
substanceplaster, plaster of Parisany of several gypsum cements
artifactplaster, poultice, cataplasma 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.
artifactplaster, plasterworka surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling)
artifactplaster, adhesive plaster, sticking plasteradhesive tape used in dressing wounds
VERBcontactplaster, plaster over, stick onapply a heavy coat to
contactplaster, beplastercover conspicuously or thickly, as by pasting something on
contactplasteraffix conspicuously
contactplasterapply a plaster cast to
contactplaster, daubcoat with plaster
bodyplaster, poulticedress by covering with a therapeutic substance
plaster > pronunciation
Soundsplae'ster
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > plaster: 11 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings.
Narrowerfinish coat, finishing coatThe final / final coating / coating of plaster applied to walls and ceilings
groutA thin mortar that can be poured and used to fill cracks in masonry or brickwork
parget, pargeting, pargettingplaster used to coat outer walls and line chimneys
roughcastA coarse plaster for the surface of external walls
spackle, spackling compoundpowder (containing gypsum plaster and glue) that when mixed with water forms a plastic paste used to fill cracks and holes in plaster
stuccoA plaster now made mostly from Portland cement and sand and lime
Broadercovering materialA material used by builders to cover surfaces
mixture(chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
Spanishargamasa, mortero, yeso
Catalanargamassa, morter
Verbsplastercoat with plaster
plasterapply a plaster cast to
English > plaster: 11 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningAny 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.
Synonymplaster of Paris
Narrowergessogypsum or plaster of Paris spread on a surface to make it suitable for painting or gilding (or a surface so prepared)
Broadercalcium sulphate, calcium sulfateA white salt (CaSO4)
SubstancesgypsumA common white or colorless mineral (hydrated calcium sulphate) used to make cements and plasters / plasters (especially plaster of Paris)
Spanishyeso blanco
Catalanguix
Verbsplasterapply a plaster cast to
English > plaster: 11 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA 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..
Synonymspoultice, cataplasm
Narrowermustard plaster, sinapismA plaster containing powdered black mustard
Broaderdressing, medical dressingA cloth covering for a wound or sore
Spanishcataplasma, emplasto
Catalancataplasma, emplastre
Verbsplasterdress by covering with a therapeutic substance
English > plaster: 11 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling).
Example"there were cracks in the plaster"
Synonymplasterwork
Narrowerpargeting, pargetting, pargetryOrnamental plasterwork
BroadersurfaceThe outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
Verbsplastercoat with plaster
English > plaster: 11 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaningadhesive tape used in dressing wounds.
Synonymsadhesive plaster, sticking plaster
Narrowercourt plasterA plaster composed of isinglass on silk
Broaderadhesive tapetape coated with adhesive
Spanishesparadrapo, tirita
Catalanesparadrap, tireta
English > plaster: 11 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningapply a heavy coat to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsplaster over, stick on
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Spanishemplastar, enyesar, recubrir
Catalanemplastrar, enguixar, recobrir
Nounsplasteringthe application of plaster / plaster / plaster
English > plaster: 11 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCover conspicuously or thickly, as by pasting something on.
PatternSomebody ----s something with something
ModelThey plaster the doors with notices
Examples
  • "The demonstrators plastered the hallways with posters"
  • "She let the walls of the apartment be beplastered with stucco"
Synonymbeplaster
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Similar toplasteraffix conspicuously
English > plaster: 11 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningaffix conspicuously.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
ModelThey plaster notices on the doors
Example"She plastered warnings all over the wall"
Broaderaffix, stick onattach to
Similar toplaster, beplasterCover conspicuously or thickly, as by pasting something on
Spanishempastar
English > plaster: 11 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningapply a plaster cast to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"plaster the broken arm"
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Spanishenyesar, escayolar
Catalanenguixar
Nounsplastera mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water
plasterany of several gypsum cements
plasteringthe application of plaster / plaster / plaster
English > plaster: 11 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningcoat with plaster.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymdaub
CategorymasonryThe craft of a mason
Narrowermortarplaster with mortar
mudplaster with mud
pargetapply ornamental plaster to
render-setCover with two coats of plaster
roughcastapply roughcast to
Broadercoat, surfacePut a coat on
Similar todaubapply to a surface
Spanishenyesar
Catalanenguixar
Nounsplastera surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling)
plastera mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water
plasterera worker skilled in applying plaster
plasteringthe application of plaster / plaster / plaster
English > plaster: 11 senses > verb 6, body
MeaningDress by covering with a therapeutic substance.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he plaster his foot?
Synonympoultice
Categorymedicine, practice of medicineThe learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
Broaderdressapply a bandage or medication to
Spanishemplastar, escayolar
Catalanenguixar
Nounsplastera 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.
plasteringthe application of plaster / plaster / plaster

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